OSI Food Solutions is a leading global food provider. The company has a large workforce of over 20,000 employees at 65 facilities located in over 17 countries. The company has made long strides of growth, beginning from humble begins as a local butcher shop, to an official meat supplier for McDonald’s and currently as a renowned global food supplier.
One of the key factors that have propelled the success of the company is proper management. Since its inception in 1909, it has been managed by leaders with outstanding leadership ethics. Sheldon Lavin, currently serving as the CEO and chairman of OSI, has been decades in the development of the company. He has worked for the company since 1970, through his hard work, dedication and better management principles; the company has been able to spread its roots to major parts of the world. David McDonald is another key individual that has greatly contributed to the success of OSI. He joined the company 30 years ago as a project manager and ever since he has always had the passion for seeing the company grow.
OSI Food Solutions have embraced advanced technology in the production of quality food products. The company is always in touch with the current trends in the food industry and therefore can be able to establish food products that or of high quality and great demand. They have also signed several valuable partnerships that have enabled them to gain more clients for the supply of their food products. In 1994 OSI food solutions signed a partnership with Nation Pizza and foods, an agreement that increased the supply chain of the company.
In recognition of their outstanding performance in the food industry, OSI Food solutions together with its leaders have received international awards. The company was presented with the prestigious Globe of Honor ward for 2016 from the British Safety Council. OSI was able to earn this title due to their exemplary management of environmental risks. The company managed to be one of the 18 organizations globally that were presented in 2016, an award that was presented to organizations that had portrayed excellence in environmental management. To compete for the award, an organization had to attain the maximum five stars in an environmental audit conducted by the British Safety Council. Mike Robinson, Chief Executive Officer of the British safety, made a congratulatory remark to the leadership team of OSI Food solutions and encouraged them to lead a role model in environmental conservation for the rest of the upcoming organizations.