Originally from the Midwestern state of Iowa, OSI Group’s well-known company president David McDonald is still enjoying his work today as much as he ever has. This is an impressive feat considering the fact that David McDonald has been at the operation since 1987. During that thirty-plus year time period, OSI Group has really had an impressive run of expansion and has seen itself rise to the standing of being a world leader in food processing and distribution. With operations in North and South American, Asia, Europe and Australia among other places, OSI Group is doing better than ever and David McDonald has had a major influence on the company. His commitment to company growth is undeniable. OSI Group’s Spain Plant Doubles Chicken Output with Recent Expansion.
David McDonald didn’t simply appear out of nowhere on the OSI scene of 1987. The truth is that he had just wrapped up a successful college career with Iowa State University. He had proudly garnered his degree in animal science when he found himself with the opportunity to join the OSI Group team and assist with some important international expansion efforts, particularly expansion efforts taking place in Asia. Company expansion has remained a topic that is close to the heart of David McDonald ever since.
Among the most impressive recent acquisitions that OSI Group has made under the critical leadership of David is that of Baho Food based out of the Netherlands. This is a unique and successful firm that has made a perfect compliment to the processing strengths experienced by OSI Group. David has mentioned the fact that gaining control of Baho Food was a critical move for the company in Europe.
David’s story with OSI really is a great read because he started out at ground level and worked his way up to the top of the company’s corporate ladder. It really is an inspiring thing to hear about. He was able to achieve this because he is really passionate about entrepreneurship. David has also always been passionate about the company vision at OSI Group that promotes family values attitude coupled with a dedication to providing the premier customer service in the business. David also thinks that they fact OSI remains a private company allows the firm to continue to be very creative in the kinds of custom food solutions that it offers to its countless customers across seventeen of the world’s countries. A big part of the credit for the company being where it is today is due to the work David has done.