OSI Group’s Incredible Growth by David McDonald

David McDonald is a native of Northeast Lowa. He attended Lowa University in Ames from 1983 to 1987 where he graduated with a degree in Animal Science. David has been serving at Marfig Global Foods S.A since 2008 as an Independent Director. Marfig Global Foods is a Brazilian food processing firm headquartered in Sao Paulo. Currently, Mr. McDonald serves at OSI Group as the President and Chief Operating Officer where he had once served as a project manager.

OSI Group is a food processing firm that supplies meat products such as sausages, pizza, sandwiches and beef patties among others worldwide to food services. OSI Industries has grown to have more than 50 branches operating across 17 countries. Headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, OSI Industries has expanded its services to China running eight factories and other two on the way. The company celebrated 20 years of operation in China on September 12. 2012.

In 2008 during the Beijing Olympic Games, OSI Group supplied 113 tons of five kinds of food products. The products included pork, eggs, chicken, dehydrated onion and beef. There were no complaints from the customers and was highly commended by the Beijing Olympic Committee and McDonald’s. With the excellent reputation made at the games, OSI Group has been supplying food products to renowned brands such as McDonald’s. Starbucks, Burger King, Saizeriya, Papa John’s and Subway.

Moreover, David McDonald is a member of the board of directors of OSI Group where he raises issues that benefit the company. To attain sustainability, David ensures the management team in every regional branch understands the local cultures and taste to serve products that are appreciated and preferred by the local customers. Moreover, he believes in product development and not only product capacity. David McDonald works hard to see the company’s production department, and processing followed up carefully in their improvements.

Mr. McDonald is also the President of the American Meat Institute, a firm located in Washington D.C. The company represents meat processors, packers and slaughterhouses like OSI Group. He is also the Director at OSI International Foods Pty Limited situated in Australia. Lately, OSI Industries obtained food from Baho Food which mainly operates around Netherlands and Germany. David McDonald appreciated the service and stated that Baho food would give OSI Group a broader presence of their business in Europe. David McDonald is passionate about taking OSI Group to the next level as a leading food processing company.

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