David McDonald Achievement’s At OSI Group

November 21st, 2017 by admin
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David McDonald is the current President and COO of OSI Group. McDonald was also a chairman of the North American Meat Institute and currently sits on its board of directors. McDonald is also an independent Director at Marfrig Global Foods S.A. David McDonald has worked with OSI group for 30 years now. OSI Group is a private company that deals with meat processing and services the retail and food service industries.

David McDonald went to Iowa State University from 1983 to 1987 where he earned a degree in Animal Science, which gave him a proper understanding of processing different kinds of meat. He later started working at OSI Industries in 1991, which had its headquarters in Chicago. David rose through the leadership ranks through integrity and his hard work,and became OSI’s Chief Operation Officer and the President. His outstanding performance as a leader helped him to win the Wallace E. Barron Outstanding Senior Award, and till today McDonald is one of the respected authorities in the industry. His other past and present leadership roles include being the Chairman of the North America Meat Institute, and as mentioned earlier Director at Marfrig Global Food S.A. Currently, David is also the director of OSI Group’s Australian Subsidiary known as OSI international Foods.

David McDonald has achieved much as the Group’s president. He has managed to secure sustainable growth for the group. Besides, through his leadership, OSI Group managed to venture into Geneva and Hungary. The company also recently flagged off two poultry processing plants in China, which will be the largest poultry products producer in the country. His other achievements are a constructing a processing plant for frozen foods in India as well as construction of a beef processing facility in Poland. His contribution to the international expansion of OSI Group is quite significant and has resulted in its growth and sustainability.

OSI Industries purchased Baho Food in 2016. The move was part of its plan to expand its market in Europe. Baho food is food processing firm that operates in the Netherlands and Germany, and it is based in Dutch. David McDonald noted that the acquisition of the company will expand market for products that are produced by OSI group in the European Market. David values hard-work and patience, which he notes are essential in succeeding in leadership. It is evident in how he worked hard in managing and training his international staff to understand the importance of being locally available to the market to understand their likes and preferences. That, according to David McDonald, has been their secret to their success.

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