Early in his age, the OSI group President, David McDonald developed a passion for agriculture. McDonald spent much of his time in the Iowa farm where he grew the desire to change the agricultural industry to make it more successful. McDonald received enough support from family and friends by going through proper education. McDonald joined Iowa State University to acquire a degree in animal science in the year 1987. Thereof, he joined the OSI Food Solutions in the year 1991. Through handwork and determination, McDonald found his way up through various ranks to the current position of the Chief Executive Officer and President of the OSI Group. For his consistency and strategic leadership, McDonald received the honor of the Wallace E. Barron Outstanding Senior Award.
OSI Food Solutions is the company that provides quality processed food in Spain as well as other nations. The company distributes quality chicken, beef, and pork products. The firm has more than 17 facilities distributed to various countries. David McDonald determines to make OSI Food Solution the leading distributor of the processed food in the whole of China. Recently, the OSI Group expanded its production to offer higher levels of quality services to its customers and improving the customer networking. The new development resulted in the total output of chicken products shifting from 12,000 to 24,000 tons per year.
Consequently, the total production of quality chicken, beef, and pork products totaled to 45,000 tons per year. Additionally, the extension led to the creation of more job opportunities giving 20 more employment opportunities on top of the current 140. In China, David McDonald guided in the successful production of the firm attracting more profit. Also, he established numerous projects in China such as the extension of the Poland Beef-Processing Factory by more than 30 percent. McDonald opened a new frozen food processing plant in India as well as establishing a modern feed mill in Shandong Province.
OSI Group received the top 100 American food company of the year award. In the year 2016, the firm through the leadership of David McDonald acquired the Tyson Food Plant in Chicago to increase its North American services. Also, the company purchased the Flagship plant in Europe in the year 2017 and declared it the leading food distributor across Europe. The most recent achievement being the acquisition of the Baho Food in the Netherlands. McDonald acknowledged the Europe achievement showing that the group can keep up with the ever-changing global trends. McDonald facilitated the inter-relation between the local operation and the firm’s logistics operation team.
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