David McDonald did not grow up in a well-founded family regarding financial matters. When McDonald was growing in Iowa farm, he developed a great passion for agriculture, and he wished to make a significant change in the field in future. As a young man, his family realized McDonald’s possible knowledge in the agricultural sector, and they supported him at all cost. In the year 1987, McDonald pursued bachelor’s degree in animal science from the Iowa State University. After finishing his studies and becoming an expert in agriculture and farm production, McDonald joined OSI Food Solution. Today, McDonald is the Chief Operating Officer and President of OSI Group.
David McDonald, through determination and consistency, gained many awards. The COO works himself up through various leadership positions. Formerly, before the appointment as the President of the group, he worked as a distinctive project manager of the OSI group. Initially, McDonald was the chairman of the North American Meat Institute. Also, the individual works in the OSI Food Solutions’ board of directors. The president received the Wallace E. Barron Outstanding Senior Award, due to his persistence in business. The OSI Group president determines to make the company the leading food industry globally.
OSI Group provides quality chicken, beef, and pork products. The group extends to more than 17 countries. Recently, the group completed its expansion to increase its customer networking and increase its productivity. Through the recent development, the company increased its production in chicken products from 12,000 to 24,000 tons per year, making it a double production. The extension leads to an impressive increase in the total output of the beef, pork, and chicken products to 45,000 tons per year. Additionally, the expansion brought about increase in the job availability, where 20 more jobs got created to add to the 140-current workforce.
In China, David McDonald ensured an increase in the productivity by improving the Poland Beef-Processing Plant by 30 percent. Under the leadership of David McDonald, OSI Food Solution received the honor of the top 100 American food company awards of the year. The group purchased the Tyson Food Plant in the year 2016 to increase its services in North America. In the year 2017 when the company acquired Flagship Europe, the group made it the major distributor food company in the UK and renaming it the Creative Foods Europe. Most recent achievement is purchasing the controlling stake in Baho Food, which also has an extension to Germany.
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