David McDonald has been a dominant force in the continuous expansion of OSI Group. He joined the food industry after receiving an undergrad in Animal Science from the prominent Iowa State University. Even after joining OSI Group, a globally respected food-manufacturing firm, McDonald remained committed to his goal of climbing the management ladder and guiding the company to the top of the food sector. Currently, he holds the president as well as COO posts at OSI Group.
David McDonald has been on the forefront in helping OSI Group to reach out to new clients and expand its territories through acquisitions and the opening of new service centers. He has facilitated better coordination between local and international logistic teams. McDonald has helped his company to strike a perfect balance between local and global expansion efforts. He was one of the managers who oversaw the August 2016-transaction that saw OSI Group penetrate the European market through the buying of Baho Food. After the successful acquisition, McDonald said that Baho Group would increase OSI’s capabilities, allowing them to meet the ever-evolving demands of their clients.
Other leadership roles
David McDonald is an internationally renowned executive. Leading food processing and marketing companies have sought his leadership and advisory services since he made a name for himself in the food service sector. For instance, he is in charge of strategic growth plans of North American Meat Institute. He is also the chair of this institution. Upon acquisition of OSI Group operations in both Brazil and Europe by Marfrig Frigorificos e Comercio, McDonald joined Marfrig Global Foods S.A. as an external director. He also gives his inputs concerning the direction of OSI Group as a senior member of the firm’s board of directors. He offers leadership insights to Australia-headquartered OSI International Foods Limited as the managing director.
David McDonald has always insisted that OSI Group is dedicated to maintaining sustainability in all its activities and projects. He is confident that the firm’s workers engage in business respectfully and sustainably. Under his keen watch, OSI Group has engaged in many humanitarian activities, including donating food to the poverty-stricken families, supporting homeless kids, and sponsoring numerous animal welfare programs.