David McDonald, famously known as Dave among his friends, was born in northeast state of Iowa. He attended the Iowa State University in Ames between 1983 and 1987. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in animal science. He also received the Outstanding Senior Award Wallace E. Barron. He joined OSI Group in 1987. The Company was founded in 1909 and serves retail and food-service industries. For the 30 years in the Industry; David rose through ranks to become OSI’s current-president and Chief Operating Officer. He also sits on the board-of-directors of the company.
McDonald’s great contribution to OSI Group
He joined the company at a time when it was experiencing tremendous aspirations for growth. He became part of the company’s then constant desire to grow itself globally and satisfy its customers.
David has been keen on the sustainability of OSI Group. He has employed a logistics team comprising of experts and highly experienced personnel needed in global-market. The team is required to work hand in hand with management to enhance smooth-flow of operations. He has worked hard in ensuring expansion of the OSI Group’s activities in the global market.
The Company now boasts of owning more than 50 business premises across 17 countries. Products supplied include; McDonalds, Subway, Burger King, Starbucks among others. The company is in the process of expanding its business operations to China. Its facilities under construction will render it the largest poultry producer in the whole of China.
OSI Group under David’s leadership has tremendously improved its processing and production section. Such improvements include; establishment of beef processing plant in Poland and frozen foods processing plant in India. The company has also expanded its market in Hungary and Geneva.
To maintain local consumer’s taste, he has established a local network with teams and firms globally. The management teams ensure an understanding of the local consumers’ taste and cultures. For more info about us: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OSI_Group click here.
David was delighted by the OSI’s acquisition of the Dutch based Baho Food. He said that the acquisition will broaden the company’s business in the European market. He noted that Baho’s products and brands will be a great complement to OSI in meeting evolving needs of the customers. He also made it clear that Baho Food staff will be retained despite the acquisition and the new ownership. David’s strategic approaches have produced significant results for the firm.