David McDonald, an Icon in the Food Processing Industry

About David McDonald Education and Career

David McDonald is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the food industry. He is not only the President, but he is also the Chief Operating Officer of OSI Group. He attended Lowa State University in Ames, Lowa where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. Before ascending to the position of the president, David served as the Project Manager of OSI Group. David’s success in the food industry has given him the opportunity to serve in other companies besides OSI Group. He is also the President of the American Meat Institute, a firm which renders services such as meat processing, slaughterhouses and meat packing. At the most envied food processing organization Mafrig Global Foods S.A, McDonald works as an Independent Director. He is also a director at the Australian OSI International Foods Pty Limited headquartered in Brisbane.

McDonald’s Contribution to OSI’s Success

OSI Group is a privately owned food processing company that provides protein-related products such as sausages, sandwiches, pizza, and beef patties. The organisation has its headquarters based in Aurora, USA and has expanded its market to more than 17 countries across the globe with over 55 food processing facilities. One of the countries where OSI Group has dominated is the China market where they have operated for more than two decades. Under the leadership of David McDonald, OSI has made China its primary market. China has a diverse market due to its fast-growing economy and the ever growing population which OSI plans to be their leading food supplier. In 2008 during the Olympic Games which were hosted in Beijing, OSI China successfully supplied protein products such as eggs, chicken, beef, dehydrated onion and pork without complaints. Among other countries where OSI has established various facilities include India, Poland, Hungary, Netherlands, Switzerland and Germany.

David McDonald cherishes philanthropic activities. As the steward of OSI Group, the firm has made generous contributions to various charity activities. The North America OSI Group, for example, was Feeding America’s leading donor. Feeding America is a charitable organisation provides food to the less fortunate in the society. As a result of OSI’s significant contributions towards making the world a better place, the leading food processing firm was accredited the ISO14001 certification which acknowledged the group’s effort in environmental management. McDonald’s leadership skills are attributed to his expertise in business strategy, supply chain management, marketing strategy and sales management.

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