OSI Industries is a company that has grown massively in the past few decades. The reason behind the massive growth of the company is the leadership skills of its COO David Macdonald and its CEO, Sheldon Lavin. They have helped the company to become a leading name in the world of food processing and production. OSI Group has some of the largest food processing factories in the world. At present, it has 65 food processing and production facilities in the world. The workforce of OSI Group consists of over 20,000 employees. Forbes has listed OSI Group as the 58th largest company in the world with the total valuation of over six billion dollars. The success story of OSI Industries is one of the most inspiring success stories of the last century.
It started off as a butcher shop and slowly with time continued to grow. It was, however, the association with Sheldon Lavin that marked the turning point for the company. Before joining the food processing industry, Sheldon Lavin was in the banking world. He achieved considerable success in the banking world as well as an investment banker. Sheldon Lavin came in contact with the owners of Otto and Sons, which was the former name of OSI Group when the later was looking for a business loan. The bank asked Sheldon Lavin to become one of the board members and guarantors to facilitate the loan.
It helped the company get the loan and expand overseas as well. With time, the role of Sheldon Lavin in the company continued to grow. Eventually, it led to Sheldon Lavin becoming its CEO and executive chairman. Today, OSI Industries supplies to numerous clients across the globe. It has production units in seventeen countries to ensure that the clients always get the best and the fresh produce always. The company has some of the most stringent quality checks in the industry, and the clients can be sure that they would get the product they can rely upon. OSI Industries continues to lead the food production industry by setting new benchmarks and reaching out to more customers worldwide.