It’s not easy to aggressively expand a company into the international markets. However, one CEO has made his mark by pushing his company to expand across the globe. That business leader, OSI Group CEO David Mcdonald, has made his company the top global food solutions provider.
So who is David Mcdonald? Mr. McDonald is currently the Chief Executive Officer as well as the Chief Operating Officer of OSI Group, one of the largest food solutions supplier in the world. Holding a degree in Animal Sciences from Iowa State University, Mr. McDonald has spent a career working in the food industry. With decades of experience, Mr. McDonald has led OSI Group for the past two years. Prior to his role at OSI Group, Mr. McDonald worked at Marfrig Global Foods S.A. as an Independent Director. In addition to his dual role of Cheif Executive Officer as well as Chief Operating Officer, Mr. McDonald is also a member of the board of directors at OSI Group.
For over 100 years, OSI Group has been a leading food supplier, first in the Chicago area and later throughout the mid-west. The company’s biggest growth opportunity came when the leaders of the company – then named Otto & Sons – met with a businessman named Roy Kroc. This fateful meeting led to Otto & Sons to become the main meat supplier to the world’s largest fast-food chain – McDonald’s. Today, OSI Group supplies food solutions to restaurants, supermarkets as well as convenience stores around the world, and learn more about David McDonald.
Among the many accomplishments of David McDonald was his role in the acquisition of Flagship Europe as well as Baho Food. These two acquisitions helped OSI Group expand into the European markets. In addition to the global acquisitions, Mr. McDonald also approved the acquisition of a Tyson food plant, located just outside of the Chicago city limits. This acquisition allowed OSI Group to double their chicken production almost overnight.
From rapid expansion across Europe to strategic acquisitions in the United States, David McDonald has helped OSI Group become one of the leading food solutions suppliers on the planet. With a focus on aggressive growth, Mr. McDonald will work with his team to find new opportunities at home as well as abroad. As the world looks to expand their availability of fine foods, OSI Group will work with their clients to supply the food solutions the world desires, and read full article.