David McDonald is OSI Group’s president and chief operations officer. OSI Group a food distribution company. OSI Group was launched in 1909 in Chicago. OSI serves food service industry as well as retail. David McDonald earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science at the University of Iowa. He started his time at OSI Group as a project manager. While project manager he was also chairman of the American Meat Institute and a member of the Board of Directors at OSI Groups and Director of the OSI International Foods in Australia.
David McDonald continues to sustain OSI Group and has filled a logistics team with employees that have the experience and expertise needed in the worldwide market. According to David McDonald logistics team are tasked with working alongside the management team to ensure a flow of operations. David McDonald has also helped expand OSI Group’s presence across the globe, ensuring they have the required offices and facilities in more than a dozen countries.
David McDonald praised the recent acquisition of Baho Food. Baho Food has five subsidiary companies in Germany and Netherlands. David McDonald supported the acquisition because he believed it was the perfect way for the OSI way to have a broader presence in Europe. Baho’s product line complimented OSI’s strengths. David McDonald’s leadership led to OSI Group’s expansion in China, with ten facilities focused on poultry production. The facilities provide services to Starbucks, Burger King and Subway.
In 2013, OSI Group broke ground for a mega-plant in the Chine provvince of Henan. OSI Group later broke ground on a beef processing plant in Poland, bolstering the staff by 30 percent. David McDonald and the OSI Group opened a new plant in Geneva, Illinois. The plant is part of a facility owned by the Millard company. In Hungary, OSI Group added a massive production line and cold storage facility to a current building in the country. The new addition tripled the production capacity of quality processed chicken products. David McDonald acknowledged that offering more to customers is not just about production capacity but also includes product development. David McDonald continues to grow the OSI Group around the world.
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