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Financial Consultant to President of OSI International Food Ltd — Sheldon Lavin

In 1970, Sheldon Lavin was on the path for the meat industry and was helping out Otto & Sons Company with their financial consultation. Their comapny had the opportunity with becoming the Midwest supplier of hamburger for McDonald’s Corporation, unfortunately, they did not have the funds to be able to secure it. With this happening they needed to seek financial solution and with that, and Sheld Lavin assisting with their matter, the bank had requested for Mr. Lavin to take the ownership of Otto & Sons Company, but he did decline it. He became a Financial Conultant for Otto & Sons and not a business partner. In 1975, Mr. Lavin became substantially involed with the comapny and finally decided to become a parter with the two sons of Otto, and as a result of his partnership Otto & Sons later became OSI Group. Where is now activiely serving as the President of OSI International Food Ltd.

Actively contributed to several different charities, the most notable charities, that Sheldon Lavin has contributed to, including Ronald McDonald House Charities, the Inner City Foundation of Chicago, Jewish United Fund and several other Jewish charities, and United Negro College Fund among others.

As far as awards for Sheldon Lavin, he has received various awards with his most recent award being the Global Visionary Award on February 20, 2016 and was given to him by India’s Vision World Academy. The reasoning for this award was done as recognition to his astonishing accomplishment in positioning OSI Group onto their international platform, which was able to create jobs worldwide. This wasn’t the only award that he has received — awards for health management, environmental management and safety risks. With some awards including the 2016 Globe of Honor by the British Safety Council awarded to OSI Food Solutions UK in for its strategies in risk management.

At the age of 81, Sheldon Lavin is not showing any signs of stopping with pursuing further expansion of OSI Group. Mr. Sheldon is the reason that OSI Group is the largest supplier of protein in the world. The OSI Group has over 55 facilities in more than 16 countries.