Sheldon Lavin has been working in the meat industry for quite a long time. He now works as the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) and Chairman of a company that’s called OSI Group, LLC. OSI Group is a meat processing business that accommodates both the food service and retail realms. It was established in 1909 and is based in Aurora, Illinois, a Chicago suburb.

Sheldon Lavin began work in the meat industry four plus decades ago. He initially had no clue where to start, too. That’s because his jobs before that were in banking and investment. OSI Group has close to 200,000 workers in locations all around the planet. It’s a force all throughout North America. It’s a meat industry powerhouse in South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia, too. OSI Group has presences in South Africa, China, Taiwan, the Philippines, Brazil, India, Japan and beyond.

Sheldon Lavin is currently in his eighties. He has a strong passion for charity and giving back to his community. Lavin works with a number of well-known charities such as the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Inner City Foundation of Chicago, the Ronald McDonald House Charities, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago and the Evans Scholarship Fund. Lavin was married to a woman for more than half a century. She has now passed on. They had three children together. These children are now thriving adults who have families themselves.

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This meat industry expert has earned many distinctive awards. He’s associated with many notable organizations as well. Lavin serves as a board member for both the Rush University Medical Center and the Goodman Theatre. He’s a proud Ronald McDonald House Charities trustee. He’s a big factor in the accomplishments of a family charity group that’s known as The Sheba Foundation, too. Sheldon Lavin serves as the foundation’s Director and President.

Lavin is a prominent figure in the meat world. He’s also an individual who cares deeply about his work. He views the people who make up the vast OSI Group team as being his family members. That may be the reason OSI Group is such a hit everywhere.

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