Food Products-David McDonald

He is one of the top leaders in the United States of America who has shown positive leadership character in their top positions. David McDonald is the President and the Chief Operating Officer at OSI Group LLC. David McDonald can well be described as one of the most respected and most prominent business people. He has a vast knowledge in industry operations, something that has enabled him to climb the career ladder at OSI. However, he is not only the Chief Operating Officer at OSI Group but he is also the Chairman of North American Meat Institute where he serves on the Board of Directors. Mr. David has more than 30 years of experience.

David McDonald graduated from High School and after his graduation, he attended Lowa State University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s of science and he specialized in Animal Science. His academic qualifications have played a primary role in the top positions he has been holding in the food industry. OSIO Group is a privately owned meat processing organization in the United States of America with their Headquarters in Aurora, Illinois. The Illinois meat firm has grown to one of most respected family business and since its establishment in 1909, it has been experiencing tremendous expansion. In the United States, the meat plant OSI has its operations in several locations including; Riverside, California, Chicago, Geneva, Oakland, Iowa, West Jordan, Utah among other regions. The meat company is responsible for producing major brand food labels as well as co-brand labels for several food services as well as customers. The firm does not operate in Europe but also in more than 17 countries world over.

David McDonald has been in the front line to see the expansion of the meat processing company. Recently he led the company in celebrating 20 years of existence in China. The company began its operations in China in 1992, and they had an opportunity of supplying various types of processed food during the2008 Olympics which was held in China. OSI Group China has been a well-known supplier for brands including; subway, papa john’s, yum, Burger Kings, Starbucks, Saizeriya, as well as McDonald’s. Mr. McDonalds has also held other positions including being the independent Director at Marfrig Global Foods S.A a position he has been holding since December 2008 when OSI Groups in Brazil and Europe were acquired by Marfrig Frigorificos e Comercio de Alimentos. McDonald believes in engaging their clients who at the end of the day helps them to improve their services as well as products as they assist them to grow.

 

David McDonald is a Skilled Executive and Head of OSI Group, LLC

David McDonald is a skilled entrepreneur and the senior executive of OSI Group, LLC. He is an experienced professional with immense experience in the food processing industry. McDonald hails from Chicago, and he has served as the president of OSI Group, LLC for the last three decades.

McDonald’s education and career history

McDonald enrolled at Iowa State University and acquired a Bachelor of Science degree. While in college, he was involved in a variety of school-based activities and was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity. David McDonald joined OSI Group, LLC as the chief operating officer and quickly rose to the position of president of the company. During his early years in this company, he also served as a project manager. McDonald serves on the board of directors of OSI Group, LLC. He is also the chair of the North American Meat Institute, a trade association governing the poultry and meat industry in the United States. McDonald is also the director of Marfrig Global Foods S.A and the International Foods (Australia) Pty Limited.

McDonald’s involvement in the expansion strategies of OSI Group, LLC

McDonald has overseen the company’s significant transactions, including the acquisition of Baho Foods, a manufacturer of deli meats, convenience foods, and snacks. According to McDonald, the purchase of Baho Foods was approved by the government and is a plan aimed at growing OSI Group, LLC in Europe. He also added that Baho Foods portfolio is similar of that of OSI Group, LLC; hence, this will help broaden the company’s processing strengths in Europe. Baho Foods has been operational for the last six decades and had operations in Netherlands and Germany.

Baho Foods has five other subsidiaries, which include Bakx Foods, Henri van de Bilt, Vital Convenience, Q Smart Life, and Gelderland Frischwaren. For this reason, OSI Group, LLC will be able to reestablish itself in Europe and reach out to more clients. Baho Foods staff and managing director John Balvers will retain their jobs. However, they will work under the new management. In a press release to announce the sale of Baho Foods, John Balvers told the press that he was excited. He stated that he looks forward to working with OSI Group, LLC in achieving its strategic mission.