For decades, David McDonald has been actively involved in the growth of OSI Group. This is a leading food provider, where he serves as the president, the Chief Operational Officer, and the director in one of its subsidiaries in Australia. He joined the company in the 80s, and worked his way up handling great positions, like the project manager and finally as the president. From a young age, David has been passionate about agriculture, having grown up on the farm in Iowa. This pushed him to pursue a degree in animal science at Iowa State University. It’s this educational background that has laid a foundation for his career at OSI industries.
As the president of OSI industries, David has a lot of responsibilities, that helps steer the firm forward. His plans are to make OSI industries the largest protein food processing firm in China. Therefore, he has tried to maintain coordination between the local operations and the global logistics and doing strategy management. As a result, OSI has retained its relevance in global market, resulting in an expansion of its markets to as far as China. Under David’s leadership, the OSI industries have expanded its operations in various places, by purchasing new food processing facilities.
One of the expansion projects that OSI industries have undertaken is the purchase of the Baho Foods. According to the president, David, the purchase was one way of getting mileage into the European market. In addition, with this new facility, they can afford to produce more and reach a wider customer base, as their product’s demand is attained. David praised the acquisition as a major investment milestone of the OSI Group. Consequently, it would be of great importance in the maintenance of OSI on global trends.
OSI Industries is a leading privately-held corporation that supplies processed protein foods.It is based in Aurora 111.Its processing products include patties, pizza, bacon, and sausages, among other products. Under the able leadership of David, it has spread its tentacles in over 17 countries with over fifty facilities in operation. It has been a major supplier for popular brands like the McDonald’s, Yum, Subway, and the Starbucks among others.
In order to remain relevant in the food industry, OSI Group has come up with strategies. This includes the use of equipment to help in food safety and quality. The equipment used is able to detect any foreign materials. This explains why OSI is highly regarded by their suppliers as the leading global food provider.