Good policies and visionary management are the two key drivers of any company. OSI Industries is fortunate to have them both. The company is one of the most well run the USA private companies scene. Under the leadership of the visionary David McDonald and the chairperson Sheldon Lavin who is also the company CEO. The current leadership has expanded the company to reach new markets especially in the potential Asian market and Europe. They have concentrated explicitly on mergers. The private company is now one of the major food producers in the world. Thanks to OSI Industries traditions, Sheldon Lavin was able to implement new strategies in the mid-1970s that would later see the company catapult to international markets.
With the help of state of the art technology and new strategies, it becomes possible for OSI to increase its efficiency and improve its impact on the environment and community. The growth and success of OSI Industries have been recognized through several international awards like Global Vision award, the British Safety Council’s Globe of Honor, and the North American Meat Institute’s Environmental Award. These awards crowned Sheldon Lavin’s career. It also made him receive international recognition as a visionary leader. David McDonald also played a huge role when it comes to the success of this industry.
OSI started as a neighborhood butchery in Chicago with the name Otto $ Sons. It later became one of the significant McDonald meat suppliers. Upon making a name for itself, it began concentrating on the technology and improving its management. One of the things that Sheldon Lavin concentrates on is sustainability efforts. Sustainability efforts have made it possible for the company to have plenty of international plants in different parts of the world.
These plants have also received recognition for not only creating employment but also influencing the environment in a significant and different manner. Some of their international industries include its Philistine based industry recognized for efforts in training animal welfare officers. It’s Taiwan based industry that found a way to re purpose and recycle wastewater. This industry has also been involved in animal care and conservation of resources. Visionary leadership and partnership also made it possible for it to expand its market to other parts of the world and acquire other industries under their banner. With the growing success of OSI Industries, there is a lot more to expect in the future.