David McDonald, the president of OSI Group, was born and raised in the Northeast of Lowa. He graduated from Lowa University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science. It is after graduation that McDonald began his successful career journey. He started with OSI group over 30 years ago as a project manager, from the first day he joined the company he showed strong will and enthusiasm and did everything necessary to attain success. This commitment has seen him rise through the ranks to earning him the role of the company as the President. He also chairs the North American Meat Institute. OSI is the premier global food processing firm with a worldwide reach: supplying food items to major companies across the globe. McDonald has had a significant role in the company towards its tremendous growth in unmatched international food supplier firm.
With the current massive changes evident with this 21stcentury, OSI has been able to adjust appropriately and remain at the top of the game in the food industry. David McDonald McDonald has triggered vibrant and strategic changes in the company while maintaining the founding core values and vision of the company. Under David McDonald watch, the company purchased Baho Food; Dutch Company in Europe that gave OSI a significant competitive advantage in Europe. Additionally, they purchased the Tyson Foods plant in Chicago to increase the company’s operational base. McDonald says that his company’s key strategy to success is their ability to create a dynamic and successful partnership.
With each of the partners being a key player, and having a good knowledge of the culture therein, enables them to understand customer needs better and be able to balance variables affecting decision making and expenditures. Further, under the leadership of visionary David McDonald, OSI has merged with an Australian poultry processor, Turi Foods to form Turosi Pty Ltd. in efforts to gain command over global markets. On the other hand, McDonald is a philanthropist; he is involved in various charitable activities in Lowa State community and supporting agricultural programs at the Lowa state university. Further, he assists students from Lowa State to acquire internships in various corporations and also he is a committed donor of the “Alpha Gamma Rho scholarship fund.”