With over 30 years serving as the OSI group president and COO, David McDonald has overseen the growth of the company to the brand it is now.
Having studied at the Lowa state university, David graduated in the year 1987 with a bachelor’s degree in animal science. After graduating, McDonald followed his passion of working with animals whereby he started out with the OSI group as manager in charge of the projects. He has since grown to be the president of the company.
David McDonald has been a significant factor in the growth of the company. Being the Chief Operating Officer, he has managed to coordinate all the company’s activities. Expansion of the company’s operations has been one of his significant contributions. With the recent acquisition of the Tyson food production plant, based in Chicago.
It is expected that they will be able to capture the North American market and ensure a steady supply of their products. Spain has also been one of the places they have been able to obtain and have significantly increased the production of their products through diversification.
McDonald has focused on partnerships around the globe with various firms, warehouses, and processing plants. This has led to the creation of the products which are culturally sensitive and tailored to meet the customer’s expectations.
These new markets have increased the profit margin of the company. Besides that, they have been able to create a perfect working environment for the staff members hence enabling them to achieve their best.
In 2016 August, the OSI group completed the acquisition of the Baho foods, a leading manufacturer of deli meats and snacks. This move mainly purposed to increase their base in Europe. David McDonald lauded the move and noted that the Baho food products would boost the OSI group production strength while ensuring that they sufficiently cater to the customer’s needs.
The Baho leaders also praised the move citing that it would lead to their growth and help them achieve their goals.
During his recent interview with inspires, David McDonald noted that they were able to attract their first customers due to the quality standards they had set. He also articulated that the company’s success had been due to the partnerships they had created. This led to an understanding of the various cultures hence enabling them to make effective market decisions.
He is quite passionate about the growth of the company, and he sees that this will be more so achieved through various innovations and adapting to the normally revolutionary business environment.