David McDonald has played critical role of leading OSI Group great success over the last few decades. Currently, David serves as the President & COO of OSI Group, a position he has held since the late 1980s. OSI Group is a leading food production company based in Aurora, Illinois, but has over 50 branches in 17 different countries. The company supplies food products like beef patties, sausages, pizza and sandwiches to leading retail brands and food service outlets all over the world.
All employee of OSI Group committed to addressing fully their customers’ expectations. According to David McDonald, the company remains flexible when offering its services. He believes the company has achieved tremendous success because they have managed to establish strong partnerships with other businesses across the world. For instance, OSI Group has operated in China for the more than 20 years now.
David McDonald pursued his education at Iowa State University where he received a degree in animal science. As the President and Chief Operating Officer, David also oversees the company’s operations in Australia. He is also in charge strategic planning and setting at the company. He has played vital role of ensuring both local and global operations of the company are coordinated appropriately by the logistics team. It is an effective strategy implemented by the company to ensure market needs are met. Through this plan, OSI Group was involved in acquisition of Baho Food in order to expand its operations and also customer base. McDonald has also led the company to launching new branches and operations in different parts of the world.
According to David McDonald, the acquisition of Baho Food was a strategy for the company to expand its operations in European countries and serve more customers. Some products supplied by Baho are complementary to OSI’s products, implying their demand would increase. Under the leadership of David McDonald, OSI Group has continued to prove to world that it is the ultimate industry leader. David is involved with Iowa State University Foundation as well as serving on the board of Marfig Global Foods S.A and North America Meat Institute.