David McDonald is currently the chief operating officer and president of OSI Group, a global company that deals in food processing. It is based in Aurora Illinois and has about 80 branches spread out in 17 countries. OSI Group is the chief supplier of leading companies such as McDonald, Starbucks, Subway, Papa John’s, Yum, Burger King and many more. David McDonald has spearheaded a number of achievements in his position as the president to ensure the sustainable growth of OSI Group.
David McDonald’s Achievements
Under his visionary leadership, the group has managed to expand to countries such as Hungary and Geneva. It recently launched two facilities in China to process poultry, setting it to become the biggest producer of poultry products. He has also seen to the construction of a fresh beef processing plant in Poland and another for frozen foods based in India.
McDonald has helped a lot in broadening the company’s capabilities and market via strategic acquisitions. The group has in the recent past acquired Baho Food, a Dutch company that processes food and operates in both Germany and Netherlands. David McDonald was of the view that this recent acquisition will broaden the group’s presence in the vast European market. He also stated that he plans to retain all the employees working for Baho Food prior to the acquisition as their experience and expertise will be invaluable in boosting the group’s product portfolio and service delivery.
David McDonald’s Influence on OSI Group’s Operations
In more than three decades of OSI Group’s service delivery to its market, it has managed to amass a huge work experience in serving diverse cultural diversities, government regulations and customer tastes. Given the broad knowledge that OSI Group has amassed over the years, it has continuously offered outstanding services and products to all its markets. In a bid to see that this legacy is carried on, David McDonald has embarked on fostering a great collaboration between the group’s regional managers and the in-house team. This formidable team is responsible for designing products that meet all these preferences and tastes perfectly.
About David McDonald
David McDonald attended the Iowa State University where he did Animal Science. He previously worked as a project manager for OSI Industries as well as being a member of the board of directors. He was also the chair of the North American Meat Institute as well as a director at the Marfrig Global Foods S.A. David McDonald is currently the director of OSI International Foods, a subsidiary in Australia owned by OSI Group