David McDonald, the COO and the president of OSI Group has spent the last three decades working hard to make OSI Group the largest privately owned food manufacturer not only in America but also in the rest of the world. The graduate from Lowa State University has helped OSI Group to achieve unprecedented growth. OSI Group, which has been in the market for over a century, continues to dominate the American food industry. They specialize in the manufacture and distribution of value-added proteins such as beef patties, sausages, poultry products, sandwiches, and pizza, just to mention a few. OSI Group has grown from a Chicago-based butcher shop to a multinational company currently present in more than eighteen countries and with more than eighty processing facilities. Under McDonald’s reign as the president of OSI Group, they have managed to expand their boundaries to Spain, Asia, and North America.
A brief history of David McDonald
David McDonald hails from farms of Lowa where he was born and raised. His parents are farmers who specialized in the cultivation of horticultural crops and animals. While growing, McDonald learned much concerning agriculture and eventually developed a lot of interest in it. His passion for agriculture pushed David McDonald to pursue a degree in Animal Science from the Lowa State University.
Upon completing his degree in Animal Science, David McDonald immediately secured employment with OSI Industries. At that time, no one anticipated that David McDonald would eventually become an icon in the food industry. Bosses at OSI Industries were pleased with McDonald’s ambition and hard work, which earned promotions in the company. David McDonald rose through the ranks at OSI Group to become the COO and the president of the company.
Ensuring sustainability at OSI Group
One of McDonald’s main tasks was to maintain sustainability in a company that has been around for over a century. According to David McDonald, sustainability at OSI Group is maintained by ensuring that the company evolves with changing market trends. OSI Group achieves this by introducing a new line of products that meet the needs of the current consumers. It explains why OSI Group introduced pizza and beef patties to their range of products.
Acquisition of other companies
According to David McDonald, OSI Group has developed an insatiable desire for growth. In the last few years, OSI Group has entered into exclusive partnerships and also purchased several other food companies in Asia, Europe, and the Netherlands. According to McDonald, this one of the ways in which OSI Group will dominate the world food market.
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