Sheldon Lavin joined OSI Group over four decades ago and brought his expertise as a bank executive and as an investor. He is the one who pushed the firm to global success and growth in the 1970s. Mr. Sheldon became a partner when one of the brothers sold his interest and later gained 100% voting control after the retirement of the second brother. During the time, he felt that there was no need for him to manage unless he plans strategically how to grow. All his joint ventures, purchases, acquisitions partnerships have been planned strategically. As an individual who strongly feels that purpose is vital, Mr. Lavin has always placed a great deal on the significance of inventions.
Today, the firm has a workforce of more than 20,000 workers across the globe. He takes pride in the company’s good culture and cohesive despite different languages and distance that separate the facilities. Even at his old age of 85 years, he is not planning to slow down shortly as he is currently committed to reducing environmental impact, promote sustainable supply chain and make a responsible contribution to the communities and the workers across the world.
In recognition to his incredible accomplishment of taking OSI Group to the international level and contributing to its expansion around the world, Lavin was granted Global Visionary Award in February 2016 by India Vision World Academy. He committed his life to see that the company and the employees have succeeded to the international level it is at the moment. Besides expanding its operation around the globe, OSI Groups has received a big list of sustainability and environmental awards under the leadership of Lavin.
When asked about his long list of accomplishments, Sheldon says he seeks to inspire the upcoming corporate leaders. He also encourages them to devote themselves to the growth of their businesses in a responsible manner that contributes to the success of their workers and more openings.
Sheldon Lavin charitably donates for charitable causes such as chronic diseases, Jewish organizations, college fees and sick children.Sheldon Lavin takes pride in his career and the fact that he has been able to raise his three children together with his wife and also give back to the community while still developing his company.