David mcdonald is the COO and President of the OSI Group. OSI is a privately held global provider of food products. The company is most known for being the main meat provider to McDonald’s over the years. David has been a part of the company for more than 3 decades. Back then OSI was far from the juggernaut it is today. What he realized about the company early on was its desire to grow. And though it has grown exponentially since those days it is still hungry for more. This boundless ambition is why OSI has remained solid through the decades. It is always looking for ways to improve as a company. As COO and President of the company it is David’s job to make sure it keeps doing just that.
David McDonald attributes the growth of OSI to the relationship it has with its customers. OSI constantly does what needs to be done to meet the specific needs of its customers. Osi is both flexible and creative allowing it room to adjust to the changing demands of customers.
David McDonald and the OSI Group strongly encourage innovation and creativity. Both are needed often when having the weight of a customer’s business needs on the back of the company. Luckily OSI is a global company that can draw from a variety of resources relating to food development. Because of the company’s success many think it never fails but David McDonald says otherwise. David says the company fails in new endeavors jsut like any other company. What separates it from others is its ability to learn from its mistakes. David and OSI understand that in order to grow risks must be taken.
With David at the helm OSI has went through major acquisitions like the Baho Food deal. According to David OSI influence greatly increased in Europe after the deal was brokered.
David McDonald holds a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Iowa State University.
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