Sheldon Lavin was born in 1932 and is the CEO of the OSI group and has been the CEO since the 190’s when he brought up majority shares in the company. Sheldon’s work with the company was in a consulting capacity until he brought up a majority of the company. Lavin is a General Trustee of Rush University Medical Center and once worked for the national fish and wildlife foundation. Before going to work for OSI, Sheldon had his own financial consulting firm. Moreover, Sheldon is a graduate of the University of Illinois and Northwestern University majoring in accounting and finance and received his Bachelor of Science degree in business from Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois, and what Sheldon Lavin knows.
In additoon to the tireless work Lavin undertakes as the world majority feeder. Sheldon is also a great philanthropist and charity worker. Some of the charities he has lent his support to include The Ronald McDonald house which is a charity that provides meals, housing, and respite to families of sick or terminally ill children. In addition to his work for the Ronald McDonald house, Lavin also works with the Sheba foundation which seeks to help Ethiopian Jews out of the country and into a new life in Isreal. In honor of his many achievements, Lavin was bestowed with the Global Visionary Award which is given by India’s Vision World Academy. The award seeks to recognize those who through realizing their dreams by demonstrating perseverance and persistence to accomplish their goals. If the goal was feeding the world, then Lavin has certainly done that. On a personal note, Lavin survived his wife of 55 years and has three children and Sheldon or Shelly as he is known by his employees, sees them not as workers but as family and even eats lunch with them in the breakroom, and http://inspirery.com/sheldon-lavin/.
Lavin’s company operates in 16 countries around the world and is worth 6.1 Billion dollars and hires 20,000 people worldwide as at the end of the fiscal year 2016, and resume him.