David McDonald is a native of northeast Iowa where he was born and raised. He attended the Iowa State University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in animal science in 1987. He also received the Wallace E. Barron Outstanding Senior Award the same year. He is the current president and CEO of OSI industries, an organization he joined immediately after completing his university education. He joined the company as a junior officer but has risen through the ranks to become one of the top leaders at OSI Group.
David McDonald has always been interested in agricultural entrepreneurship initiatives that are meant to impact the Iowa State in a positive way. He has been instrumental in offering internship opportunities to students from the Iowa State. OSI group supplies leading food companies with value-added protein products like; pizza, sandwiches, beef patties, and sausage links. The company has operations in 17 countries with over 50 businesses. McDonald has over the years played a critical role in improving the company’s sustainability by initiating a wide range of expansion programs.
In order to improve its production and processing, the company has been able to launch new production departments. Examples of the new departments that have been launched under his leadership includes; the frozen foods processing plant in India, a modern feed mill in Shandong Province, and a beef processing facility in Poland. In addition, David McDonald continues to play a critical role when it comes to the establishment of a global network with other global firms and in-house teams. He is the director of OSI International Foods Pty Limited, Australia and Marfrig Global Foods, S.A. For more info about us: https://angel.co/david-g-mcdonald click here.
OSI Group expanded to Hungary and Geneva under McDonald’s visionary leadership. Currently, the company is considered to be China’s largest poultry products producer after the launch of two poultry processing plants in the country. In recent years, MacDonald has adopted the acquisitions concept as a way of expanding the company’s capabilities and market. The company recently acquired Baho Food, a Dutch food processing company, and Mac Donald believes that this acquisition will help OSI Group to broaden its presence in Europe.