David McDonald is currently the Chief Operating Officer and the President of OSI Group, LLC. He also serves as the Chairman of the North American Meat Institute, and is Director of OSI International Foods, Pty Limited. He grew up on a farm in the northern part of Iowa. David McDonald graduated from, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science in 1987 from Iowa State University. While there, he received the Wallace E. Barron Outstanding Senior Award for David McDonald’s excellence in academics, his display of high character, and his participation in community and university activities. He is still actively involved with the university’s Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative.
David McDonald and OSI Group have more than twenty thousand employees at over sixty five facilities in seventeen countries. McDonald spearheaded OSI Group’s successful expansion in China. He was the key role player in the acquisition of a Dutch Food company that produced deli meats, Baho Foods, and the company Flagship Europe, which is now Creative Foods Europe. Spending his childhood years at the beginning of the food distribution chain only greatly influenced style of management during his later years as a successful business man. Both OSI Group, and David McDonald, have their past roots in the American Midwest.
OSI Group is not just known as the best enterprise is the region, but is also known for having the best logo in the world, under the current President, David McDonald. David was hired by OSI Group just after he graduated from Iowa State University. He came in during the first phase of international growth, and was able to be in on the venture with K&K Foods from Taiwan to establish the OSI-Asia Pacific franchise. He embraced and adapted to the corporate culture, and has never had a desire to leave it. David went into the company as a young adult, and has since grown along with it.
McDonald has developed profound knowledge of technical issues that may prove challenging when working with partners in different locations, and are being heightened to OSI’s corporate culture. David understands OSI’s vision for leadership, and the commitment it has for a stable work environment for long term employee retention. The growth of OSI Group is being driven by a tireless effort to improve on the delivery of more to the OSI Group’s customers.
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