David McDonald was born and brought up in the state of Iowa. He studied at Iowa State University and graduated with a Degree in Animal Science in 1987. Mr. McDonald started his career life at OSI Industries, finding his way up the corporate ladder to the current position where he is serving as the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer.
OSI Group is a global company specializing in supplying items like beef patties, sausage links, pizzas and sandwiches to food service outlets and retail brands. The company has for along time supplied food to U.S. military during various operations.
Baho Food Acquired by OSI Group
Last year, OSI Group embarked on a serious expansion plan, especially in Europe. This led to the conclusion of a deal to acquire Baho Food, and David McDonald believes it is a strategic plan that would increase the demand of their products since they complement each other. This investment was realized due to excellent leadership skills possessed by David McDonald OSI Group.
OSI Group’s Operation in the Chinese Market
For over 20 years now, David has led OSI Group to run a successful business in China. This was evidenced during 2008 Olympic Games that were held in Beijing, China, where OSI Group was outsourced to supply tons of items such as pork, beef, eggs, chicken and others food items to athletes.
David McDonald’s Accomplishments
Mr. David McDonald President of OSI is responsible for strategic operations at the company. Under his leadership, he has ensured that the local and global units are coordinating properly as a way of enhancing their efficiency. McDonald has ensured the company’s local and global market needs are addressed amicably.
According to David McDonald, OSI Group have plans to acquire other food processing firms and also exploit new markets in different parts of the world. This is a strategy that would definitely improve the performance of the company in the coming years. David McDonald according to supports Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative. Under his leadership, OSI Group has been offering internship opportunities to graduates, helping them establish foundations for their career. Additionally, McDonald support under-privileged students through sponsorship programs spearheaded by Alpha Gamma Rho.