Sheldon Lavin is an ex-investment banker and a general trustee of Rush University Medical Centre. And also the Director of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Besides he is the president and the CEO and the chairman of the OSI Group, an international food firm. Lavin has to lead the OSI Group for over 40 years, and he’s credited for the immense growth of the firm which currently has over 20,000 employees, ranked among the firms with the highest number of employees in the globe.
Sheldon Lavin is a known entrepreneur who knows how to start and lead a business successfully. He boasts the managerial knowledge and capability to start and run a business efficiently. Sheldon Lavin majorly focuses on large-scale financial undertakings enabling firms to maintain a consistent complex food supply chain. To effectively achieve this, Lavin pulls together different factors including consumer preferences, resource scarcities and technological advancements which are difficult to value in monetary terms, thus posing a challenge to Lavin. To solve the task ahead of him, he disseminates various tasks to skilled personnel in the company who then handle the respective them accordingly.
When he took over as the president of the OSI Group, the OSI Group had a bad reputation in the Europe and America. Since Sheldon Lavin took over, due to his leadership and managerial prowess, he is breaking the norms and improving the company’s image across the globe by investing the company’s funds in environmental sustainability practices, setting a good example to other entrepreneurs.
Sheldon Lavin is well known for being a charitable man; he frequently funds the Ronald McDonald House Foundation; a charity organization is offering social amenities and facilitating housing facilities to health struck families fighting severe ailments across the globe.
Having graduated from the university with a degree in finance, he employed the skills acquired to start a business whose sole goal was to make a difference in the world, by building companies which would provide food to people and other basic products essential for their daily basis. To attain this goal, he became a financial consultant funding companies and offering advisory services to these companies to survive and compete fairly in the market.
His first business succeeded within a year after its existence as a result of successfully employing his entrepreneurial, leadership and managerial prowess, by starting up his own companies into large multinational business premises, he was able to reduce the cost, a factor which attracted many shareholders which improved his profit margins.