David McDonald is one of the masterminds behind steering the success of OSI Group. OSI Group is one of the leading industries in food production and supply. The company began as a neighboring butcher shop, but through proper management, it steadily grew to a main meat supplier for the McDonald’s. David McDonald attended Iowa State University where he attained a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. Due to his outrageous performance, he was awarded the Wallace E. Barron, an award that recognized outstanding seniors.
He began his career as a project manager, and through hard work, dedication, and innovation, he has risen to his current position as the President and Chief Operating Officer of OSI Group. McDonald joined the company 30 years ago and ever since the company has been having a great aspiration for growth. He helped the company to grow through his in-depth concern in technological advancements and study of the market trends. He came to understand the vision of OSI Group, of not just ensuring growth but also creating a stable workforce.
Under his management, OSI Group has been able to make a positive impact in the food industry. The company ensures customer satisfaction by delivery of quality food products. The company has therefore been able to spread its routes to major parts of the world. It has majorly grown in China, the United States and most of the Asian countries. The OSI Group has also signed several partnerships with other food industries such as Moy Park and Nation Pizza. These partnerships have enhanced better service delivery and diversification of the OSI domestic industry.
Under the leadership of McDonald, the OSI Group managed to purchase Baho Foods, a Dutch manufacturer of convenience foods for an undisclosed amount. The company announced the acquisition on August 8th, 2016. The announcement was a key move that was made by the company on a mission to fulfill strategies. This purchases ensured a global connection between food producers and therefore making the OSI industries acquire much international recognition.
David McDonald shares his success tips through interviews. In an interview with Inspiery,David McDonald shared his journey with the OSI Group, on how the company began from scratch to a renowned global food provider. He stated that one of the major success tips of the OSI Group is the production of quality products, maintaining of quality standards and creation of valuable partnerships. He also mentioned the establishment of the company’s facilities in China as the most satisfying moment in his career.