David Mcdonald, OSI Group President: Steering the Company to great success
The Global food processing firm the OSI Group’s chairman and CEO David McDonald has now spent over thirty years with the enterprise. During this time, the famous Iowa State University graduate has helped the company to achieve unprecedented growth. The firm now serves customers in 80 states around the globe and has more close to 70 processing centers in Western Europe, the United States, Eastern, India, China and other parts of Asia, Australia and in many other locations around the globe. With Mr. McDonald’s has constructed ten processing centers in China and the company has grown to become the world largest poultry products processor.
When Mr. David McDonald finalized his degree in animal science studies in 1987 and was employed as a project lead manager by the famous OSI Group, nobody anticipated he might become such an important part of the business’s establishment of important operations in China. He has played a key role in during OSI Group’s acquisition of Leading Dutch and Europe food plants Baho Foods. Mr. McDonald’s interaction with the logistics group has facilitated the OSI Group company remain relevant constantly in the evolving worldwide food services industry. His part in working with related governmental agencies, marketers and local suppliers help to make things flow smoothly.
David McDonald’s capability to handle difficult issues has helped the OSI Group create dynamic partnerships and cultivate culturally sensitive food products to appeal to the unique taste of clients in different countries. This has made OSI Group to surpass client expectations and has continued to enjoy increased success even during the early stages of entering new markets. OSI Group’s Spain Plant Doubles Chicken Output with Recent Expansion.
Mr. McDonald deep understands of the firm’s goals and vision has helped the enterprise to continue being flexible enough in order to take advantage of market opportunities as they come by. He has also helped the staff uphold high-quality standards levels and demonstrates the firm’s reputation for treating all members of staff and clients like family members.
During the three decades period since graduating from the Iowa State University, Mr. David McDonald has also remained actively involved with related the school.He helped to organize internships for several ISU students at the company. H also donates to various schools’ scholarship fund programs and works with the ISU’s Department of Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative. Two of Mr. McDonald’s 6 kids attend the Iowa State University. He has also volunteered with Wheaton; Illinois’s St. Michael Parrish and he is the current North American Meat Institute’s board chairman.