OSI Group is one of the oldest food companies in the world. Its history goes back to 1909 when it was created by a German immigrant known as Otto Kolschowsky. When he was building this company, he never thought that it would grow into such a big business. The company he founded has managed to change the world’s food industry significantly.
OSI Group is now ranked as the leading food company in the world. It has done a great job of helping the people to understand the need for sufficient and quality processed foods. It deals mainly with meat products and convenience foods.
CEO Sheldon Lavin currently leads OSI Group. He also serves as the chairman of the company. He is assisted in the management of the operations by the chief operating officer David McDonald’s. Both of them are longstanding managers who have been in the company for decades. Their partnership has been one of the main causes of the changes we are seeing in the world today. They have made this company the go-to food company for many large chain food stores, they have made sure that the operations of the company meet the required needs of the industry. They have also taken the company through a path of development that has finally led to OSI becoming the biggest company in the world.
The expansion is one factor that is taking the stage in the development of this company. Under the leadership of Sheldon Lavin, the company is now operating in 17 countries, with even higher goals of moving to every single country around the globe. The expansion efforts that are going on in this company has seen it use various strategies to attract more customers. In Europe, OSI Group have been acquiring some of the competing companies so that they can get a faster penetration into the region. They have acquired Baho Foods and Flagship Europe, some of the key businesses in Europe. Through these acquisitions, they are now in a position to penetrate the European market with ease. It has also expanded some of its facilities to meet the needs of the industry.