David McDonald is a recognized professional who went to study Animal Science at the Iowa State University. He worked hard, and his efforts saw him graduate successfully and immediately land a job. When he was growing up, David would visit the farm located in the northeast of Iowa, and that is why he developed industry in animal science. His career has been outstanding, and he has been recognized with several awards. For example, he was honored with the Wallace E. Brown that is coveted. His career has been successful since he started working at OSI which is a leading global supplier of meat products. He has worked hard and promoted to become the Chief Operating Officer of the company. The company is renowned for providing its customers with quality products and services.

David McDonald is an entrepreneur who is focused on transforming the state of Iowa using the resources he has acquired over time. He believes in helping others to succeed, and he has been doing this by taking part in agricultural initiatives. He has been using different techniques to accomplish goals. He has been leading OSI Group to carry out its operations sustainably. He has also led it to acquire several companies like Baho Food that is a Dutch firm.

One of the primary goals of David McDonald since he joined OSI Group is to expand it beyond the United States. He wants to establish its presence in Europe, and that is why they have purchased several companies based in Europe. He works at the company as the Chief Operating Officer. He is also serving at the same institution as the president. He has acquired these positions after successfully working at OSI Group for more than thirty years. Before rising to the top ranks, he was working at the company as the project manager. But he was dedicated in his work, and that is why has risen to become the president of OSI Group. He has also worked for a food firm that is based in South Africa known as Marfrig Global Food. He serves the organization as an independent director. Being on the board of directors of OSI Group, he has managed to make the best decisions for the company. He has ensures that the vision of the founders of this company is accomplished. He will not relent in this work until the company goes to all the countries.

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OSI Group was founded in 1909 was originally known as Otto & Sons and was the first supplier of minced meat patties for the first McDonald’s. With the coming of cryogenic storage, the Group opened its first high-capacity factory in Chicago, and the meat processing giant has grown to dominate fresh food supply chain. Operating as OSI Industries, LLC, the Group now has over 60 processing plants in almost 20 countries across the globe including Philippines (GenOSI), and India (Vista Processed Foods).

Named as one of the Top 100 Companies in the United States, it has continued to solidify its market dominance through acquisitions and renovation of existing facilities. In Chicago, the purchase of a chicken processing plant from Tyson Food Group increased the Groups production capacity in the state and enhanced its asset base. The factory, which has an impressive 22,000 square feet of space is also conveniently located close to the existing OSI Group plant.

Before the works could begin to rehabilitate the new plant, OSI Group injected a capital investment of €17 million into its operations at Toledo, Spain. The plant underwent extensive restructuring adding 20,000 square feet of floor space, and a high-capacity production line was installed. This not only grew the Group’s assets, but it also doubled the annual production of processed chicken and increased total production to 45,000 tons.

In Europe, The compsny first took over Dutch-based Baho Foods, a meat processor that operates franchises across several countries. To enhance their portfolio, the Group purchased Flagship Europe, renamed as Creative Foods Europe, and this allowed OSI Group to offer condiments that went along their meat products.

Dedicated to the provision of quality and excellence, the UK arm of OSI Group was recently awarded the coveted Globe of Honor for the third time. Taking the award in 2013 and 2015, the fete is a statement to the Group’s commitment the management of environmental risks not just in the boardroom but across the whole company. Leading by example, CEO and Chairman Sheldon Lavi has been a recipient of various awards including the Global Visionary Award.

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