OSI Group is one of the most developing private food processing companies. The industry began as a local company that served only Illinois. Today, the company expands to the entire world with over 60 facilities in over 17 countries. The firm’s President, David McDonald began working in the company right from college as a development manager. The company was a consistent supplier of food products to McDonald’s restaurants. While growing in northeast Iowa, McDonald developed an interest in agriculture. As a young man, McDonald received support from the family and friends to bring substantial change in food production.
David McDonald went to Iowa State University where he pursued bachelor’s degree in animal science. During his studies, the individual got honored with the Wallace E. Outstanding Senior Award due to his consistency and determination. The honor distinguishes people showing the brighter side of academic achievement, participates in community activities, and promises to continue the good work of promoting the university as alumni. McDonald is also the chief operating officer of OSI Group. The COO participates in the university’s Agricultural Initiatives like offering the internship to students. McDonald promotes Alpha Gamma Rho scholarship.
David McDonald OSI Group has one wife Malinda. The couple has six children. Their two elder siblings are students of ISU. In 2016, OSI Group purchased Tyson Food to symbolize the capability to serve North America at large. The firm went ahead to acquire the Flagship Europe making it the major food supplier in the UK. Additionally, OSI Industries purchased the controlling stake of Baho that has extension in the Netherlands and Germany.
Early this year, OSI Food Solutions raised its production capacity of chicken products by a double to 24,000 tons annually. The extension came by due to the fast-increasing market demand for chicken products in Portugal and Spain. David McDonald said that the market would continue to expand worldwide. Therefore, the company ought to show the exemplary extensive strategies to remain as the leading food processing company across the globe. Through the visionary leadership skills of McDonald, OSI Group ranks the topmost in the most successful American food companies.