The story behind David McDonald’s success dates back from the great passion he developed in agriculture during his early stages in life. He grew up in Lowa where his parents were involved in farming and this somehow shaped his life and he gained some interest in improving the agricultural industry. His caring parents noticed his interest and sent him to Lowa State University in 1987 where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science.
Later, David McDonald joined OSI Industries which in Chicago in 1991. As a result of his diligence and integrity, he became Chief Operations Officer and President over years. It is only a focused individual who can rise to such high ranks in leadership after demonstrating his traits in leadership. He has been recognized by Wallace E. Barron with an Outstanding Senior Award for his excellent leadership achievements. Definitely, he deserves the award for what he is doing.
OSI Group is one of the most privileged industries to have David McDonald in their staff team and consequently its head that’s why it has grown to be one of the leading suppliers of protein foodstuff globally. Under the leadership of this prolific leader, OSI Group has grown to have over 65 facilities in more than 17 countries all over the world. The company deals basically with poultry products, pizza, sausages, sandwiches, and beef.
With the expansion of the company to China, David has a vision of making OSI Group the leading company in supplying poultry products all over China hence creating a joint venture with DOYOO Group. He has guided the company in expanding its functions by launching a processing factory in Poland, a frozen food processing facility in India and in Shandong Province he introduced a modernized feed mill. All these projects were launched in the year 2012.
In 2016, David McDonald expanded the company to Europe by acquiring Baho Food which he called it a very crucial investment that matches the functions and products of OSI Group. His perfect coordination of local operations and logistical teams has made the company cope up with the emerging global trends. The main drive that is making OSI Group successful is their focus on customers’ satisfaction and their ability to come up with a dynamic partnership. In their expansion to Chicago, the group acquired Tyson Foods plant, in Europe, they have acquired Flagship Europe which is currently known as Creative Foods Europe and also increased its capacity at Spain-OSI Food Solutions and GenOSI in the Philippines.
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