World Meat Supplier-OSI Group

OSI Group is one of the ancient companies which was founded by Otto Kolschowsky after he migrated to the United States of America. Otto started the meat company in Oak Park, Illinois and before long the organization was expanding their services to other regions including; Maywood a suburb located in Chicago. In 1928 Otto named the company Otto &Sons and within a short period, it became one of the trusted meat supply organizations in the region. Otto &Sons was meant to even to grow further and in 1955 it signed a lasting contract with a leading meat product firm McDonald. Otto & Sons were to supply freshly grounded beef patties to McDonald. During the time Ray Kroc was the owner and the Chief executive Officer of McDonald’s and he was present during the signing of the contract.

Otto &Sons continued to expand by then establishing another processing plant in 1973. The high-volume meat plant was located in West Chicago with specialized achiness with liquid nitrogen freezing channels. Glenmark was at the same time established with a purpose of carrying out non-McDonald me at business. Otto 7Sons continued to supply meat products to other suppliers who included food services, restaurants as well as retail brands. OSI Industries was the new name given to Otto & Sons in 1975 when it also expanded their operations in other regions.

OSI Group is a leading meat processing company with their operations not only in the United States but also in China and other regions. OSI Group is one of the trusted meat firms that have been supplying not only quality products but also fresh meat products. The firm is rich financially and also has enough resources to provide their customers with the following services to; source, deliver, produce as well as develop custom-made food resolution. OSI has is the passion for distributing quality food products as they bring clients ideas to success. In 2016 OSI Group was named by Forbes as the 58th largest private company while in 2011 it was number 136 on the Forbes record. OSI has strong core values which include;

1. Doing what is right for the group
2. Seek partnering relationship
3. Working together as a team
OSI Group offers the world and their esteemclients’ uncompromised services which include;
• Tailor made food solutions which are made to their clients specifications
• Food expertise who are efficient and honest
• Quality assurance practices combined with food security
• A devotion to sustainability throughout their work network

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An Overview of Career Profile of David McDonald of OSI Group

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.

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