OSI Group has recruited the services of experienced and visionary leaders. One of them is David McDonald, the company’s president and chief operating officer. OSI Group supplies value added protein products to retail brands globally. Some of the companies that rely on their delicious and nutritious products are McDonalds and King Burgers.
As the corporation’s president, David has put a lot of efforts towards ensuring that it has a solid global network. He has also devised innovative strategies that have helped OSI Group to enhance customer satisfaction. Through its sound consumer care unit, the company has been able to listen to the concerns of the consumers and address them accordingly.
McDonald was a good student and had passion for science. After completing his high school education, he joined Iowa State University where he graduated with an undergraduate degree in animal science in 1987. After graduation, David joined OSI Group. The executive leader believed that he had what it takes to steer the company to success. His determination and will to succeed saw him rise through the corporate ladder to become the company’s president and COO. Through his visionary leadership, OSI Group has been able to expand its operations to different parts of the globe.
Under McDonald’s tenure OSI Group, through OSI China, supplied athletes and fans during the Beijing 2008 Olympics games with over 100 tons of assorted food products. The assorted food products included beef, chicken, pork, eggs, and onions dehydrated. The company’s board was pleased with McDonald’s commitment of enhancing the company’s goal of offering world-class products and services.
OSI Group’s sustainability efforts have tremendously improved under David’s leadership. According to a 2016 report on Global Sustainability, the company reported much progress on sustainability in every aspect of its business. The company is planning to reduce its energy and water intensity by over 10 percent by 2020. This improvement will not only make the company’s operations sustainable, but also make their products affordable, thus increasing the company’s profitability margins. In Europe, each of the company’s facilities has attained the ISO14001 certifications. The company also has a philanthropic arm that is dedicated to feeding societies facing malnutrition challenges.
In the recent past, they donated over 25 metric tons of food to Philippines. David McDonald is also involved in expanding the company’s competitive advantage through acquisitions. Recently, the company acquired Baho Food. David noted that this newly acquired company would play a pivotal role in enabling OSI Group to expand its market presence and brand in Europe.
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