Sheldon Lavin has led OSI Group into winning multiple awards because of his excellent leadership as its Chief Executive Officer and chairperson. The company has facilities spread all over across the world in seventeen countries and has its headquarters in Illinois. They operate grocery stores and fast food chains globally. They also manufacture various chicken products, bacon, meat patties, frozen dough items, prepared meats, and sausages. Lavin has helped the company to grow and flourish over the times transiting from various names to finally become the OSI Group.
The CEO has enabled the company to maintain excellent food supply chains through his immense professional experience spanning over four decades in handling financial operations on a large-scale basis. This has seen him grow from a humble beginning to leading a global company with more than 20,000 employees. Sheldon Lavin has a skilled workforce that helps him in the running of operations and tackling issues such as technological changes, resource shortages, and consumer preferences.
In an interview, Sheldon Lavin reveals that he first entered the market by becoming a financial consultant. His dream was to begin a company dealing with food products. He has now achieved it through his company and explains that as a financial expert, he makes money through prudent investments in financial markets as he has exchange-traded funds and mutual funds. Lavin adds that planning is essential for a company that wants to make profits. He reduced costs of operations in his companies by growing them into national and multinational enterprises, scaling gradually upwards and being able to enjoy economies of scale.
The CEO says that he enjoys his work in financial consulting and this is why he has kept going for so long. He doubted his abilities at the beginning, but his instincts and knowledge gave him confidence. Technological innovations have helped Sheldon Lavin in running the companies, especially in marketing. He has a team that deals with tracking of recent technologies and this has greatly helped him in incorporating social media advertising and internet marketing into his business model. He believes that great leaders in business need to be good at planning and be humble enough to hear the views of their colleagues and workers. Proper management and relentless devotion of the company’s CEO Sheldon was the key towards the company’s vast expansion. Each development phase meant a new milestone crossed for the company that began just as a family company.