The 54 years old businessman grew up in Iowa. During his higher education, he acquired a degree in Animal Science. Before joining the OSI Group’s management team in 1987, he worked at an industry association known as North American Meat Institute. He was tasked with expanding the company to other parts of the world including Latin America and Asia. Over the years, he rose up the ranks to become the president and CEO of the food provider and is also part of its board. David McDonald is a father to six children. When he is not working, he engages in various efforts aimed at giving back to the community and the local church. He works closely with the management of the Iowa State University in various philanthropic activities.
Under the leadership of David McDonald in the last 30 years, OSI group has experienced a positive growth trend that has made it a leading food provider in the world. One of the core values of the company is the provision of quality products that meet the changing needs of the consumers. The executive has always strived to streamline the firm’s logistics team to ensure that the customers can get their desired products as and when they need them. One of his main accomplishments is the expansion of the food provider through acquisitions of other firms. In 2016, he spearheaded the acquisition of a European firm, Baho Foods, which mainly focused on the processing of deli meat and that has boosted its sales volumes in the region.
During one of his interviews, David McDonald OSI Group disclosed that all the workers at the firm focus on customer satisfaction. According to him, the private ownership of the company has facilitated the creation of good relationships with the customers and this has had a positive impact on the level of employee loyalty. The businessman disclosed that it’s the customers of the firm that inspire the product development department to be more innovative in their work. David McDonald has helped the company to adopt technology in most of its operations to conserve the environment and promote employee safety and the initiative has earned it prestigious awards.
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