Otto Kolschowsky started Otto and Sons USA in Chicago in 1909, today known as OSI Group is all about sustainability. OSI Group’s Leadership team tackles customer trust by the quality of the products they carefully produce and manage.
OSI Group consistently reaches out and builds upon its success as the leading provider in food production services. OSI Group understands that to survive and thrive in today’s technical age, extending industry partnerships are a key ingredient in advancement.
There is always a push from OSI Group Chief Officer and President David G. McDonald to uphold it’s handling of sustainable beef as a global valuable resource. OSI Group commits to fully support and backs new President of Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) Nicole Johnson-Hoffman in keeping practices involving the treatment of food production in regard to the standards of the plants and animals that are used.
OSI Group international growth can also contribute to the purchase of Creative Foods Europe in December 2016 formally known as Flagship Europe, a 2016 Excellence in Innovation Winner at the Food Supplier Awards. The focus of food to go as a constant sustainable entity that keeps OSI Group thriving. Extending it’s global reach, Creative Foods purchasing of Calder Foods, a supplier in sauces and sandwich fillings adds to OSI Group out doing themselves even further.
Creative Foods is also a member of QADEX, a raw material management system. OSI Group is a winner of the Supplier Award for Innovative Thinking Best and Diversifying at the Trade Monthly Food and Magazine Awards in 2017. Ranking at number 58 on Americas largest private companies according to Forbes, with over 20,000 employees in 17 countries and 6.1 billion in revenue look forward to further growth and quality that will keep OSI Group alive and well.
Global Visionary Award winner Chairman and CEO Sheldon Lavin plays a pivotal leader among the global team that spearheads OSI Group’s growth. Newly appointed on January 22nd 2018, Sharon Birkett joins the leadership team as the Quality and Food Safety Leadership role in OSI Group European affairs reporting to Managing Director of European Affairs Kevin Cahill and Dr. Kenneth Petersen, Senior Vice President of Quality Assurance and a key member of America’s Leadership team.
Their impact on keeping the global growth of OSI Group shows a level of sustainability that will impact another 100 years of success.