David McDonald, current President of the OSI group, has grown as a businessman and person in the 31 years since he joined the company. During his tenure in the food processing company he has participated in and overseen a period of great success in the industry.
OSI was founded in 1909 and has become famous for their innovation in products and manufacturing processes. Their work is responsible for bringing many favorites into households throughout the world. Their main headquarters are located in Aurora I
David McDonald began his professional career after he graduated from Iowa State University in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. From there, he joined the OSI group as a project manager. In this position he oversaw OSI’s expansion into Asia and Latin America.
Through his career he has advanced and picked up more responsibilities Until he reached his current position, President and CEO. He also sits on OSI’s board of directors as well as the board of one of Brazil’s primary protein companies. In addition, he has served as the chairman of the American Meat Institute, which is the meat industry’s largest association.
During his tenure OSI has further cemented its reputation for quality. In 2017 the company was awarded the International Safety Award by the British Safety Councel. They were also awarded the Globe of Honor award for their environmental management.
OSI has also acquired various other companies during David McDonald’s career. Baho Foods is one of their recent acquisitions that has proven to make OSI stronger. Baho is a Dutch manufacturing company that produces deli meats and snacks. David McDonald sums up the acquisition by saying, “adding Baho Food to our OSI Europe business gives OSI a broader presence in Europe.” The acquisition shows that OSI plans to continue its global expansion.
David McDonald has dedicated his entire professional career to OSI. His wealth of experience has helped the company to grow dramatically over the last 30 years. The industry’s recognition of his expertise is also evident from his membership on various boards.
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