David G. McDonald, COO and President of the OSI Group, LLC has been an active member in the development of the company. In his early life, David graduated from the Lowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. David McDonald previously served as Project Manager of OSI Industries before becoming the president of the company. He also held other positions such as being the Independent Director of Marfrig Global Foods S.A after the organization acquired OSI Group operations in Brazil and Europe. He has been in OSI Group and has served it for a period of thirty years.
In a recent interview, David explained that when he joined OSI, the group has since grown and still plans for future growth. The main aim is for OSI to become the Premier Global Food Provider to leading branded companies. David explains that although their company is based in the U.S, it requires flexibility in order to provide consumer solution across the Western countries such as China. Consumer solution also requires patience and understanding of the people’s culture. Apart from supplying beef and protein items, OSI also supplies goods such as sandwiches and pizza.
McDonald reacted positively to the acquisition of Baho Food. He also commented that it was a good decision as they would be able to produce different types of foods which will help in satisfying consumers. In the deal, when working with OSI, Baho Food will be allowed to have its employees and managing director John Balvers. John Balvers also saw the union between the two firms as a success as both produce different food products. David McDonald is responsible for ensuring that consumers in the different parts of the world such as China are satisfied. He sends a management team to the regions where they have to learn the culture and different foods accepted in the area so that they satisfy consumers.
In another article, David McDonald gave a hint that the groups entrepreneurial and innovative ideas come from their customers. To be able to satisfy customers, David McDonald and his firm have to change in respect to the change in consumers that occur. David McDonald accepts that he appreciates new customers and loves engaging with them and introducing them to his team. The COO and President of OSI also plan to be part of the new innovations in the company. He appreciates the fact that the company does not brag and appreciates therefore their customers appreciate them.
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