OSI Group under the spectacular leadership of Sheldon Lavin.
Sheldon Lavin who is the current chairperson and CEO of OSI Group has led and witnessed as the company sours like a phoenix from its humble beginnings. It has expanded to be a market leader in the food distribution industry setting itself apart from all other companies. The company has registered tremendous growth over the past years. OSI Group which has been in existence for the past two centuries and was established by one Otto Kolchowsky who was an immigrant at the time. The company which was formerly known as Otto and Son’s has grown over the past century into a multimillion-dollar conglomerate that is represented across the globe. It has a record 60 outlets in the United States alone.
The firm which changed its name to OSI Industries has gained a pool of partners and loyal consumers worldwide. The company has also made numerous acquisitions with the leadership of Sheldon Lavin. The company’s CEO is dedicated to ensuring that the quality of products the company manufactures is of the highest quality. He has devoted his life to providing that his company produces healthy foodstuffs. He has over the past two decades led the company towards adopting greener practices. Mr. Sheldon Lavin has as well set himself apart as a great supporter of sustainability practices. He wants to use an advanced scheme of strategic marketing methods to take the company across its next milestone.
OSI Group has been the main supplier of beef products to McDonald’s from its onset in the past century. The two multinational conglomerates have been symbiotic for over 50 years. The company which began as a family business being run by Otto and his two sons. Sheldon partnered with Otto’s sons in 1970’s and with time gained complete control of the company. The company currently explores foreign markets with its significant growth taking it to places like Spain and Brazil. As OSI Group continued to immense popularity in the States, it branched to overseas markets like the Philippines and even China.
Overall those years in business, the companies focus had been on beef products. It was not until the end of the 20th century that OSI Group shifted its focus on other products other than beef. The company has pushed a chunk of investment into the poultry business. It also started making acquisitions including a China-based poultry farm. The company also began to explore the Japanese beef markets. OSI group has, in addition, acquires Baho Food, Tyson food plants, and other significant assets. The acquisitions were Sheldon’s way of ensuring that OSI Group expands its horizons.