David McDonald is President at OSI Group. OSI Group is a premier global supplier that provides food products to leading retail food and food service brands. David started his career after attaining an Animal Science degree in college. While he was the North American Meat Institute’s chairman, he took up the role of project manager in an OSI Group project. That was the beginning of his journey with OSI Group.David McDonald has clocked 30 years at OSI group. He has overseen tremendous growth and success at the company. OSI group is now an international company, with Dutch, European, Chinese, and US establishments. In the US, OSI Group is one of the largest firms. Recently, David gave an insight into his and the company’s journey in an interview.
When asked what made him get into the food supply business, David states that it was his educational background. He has always had an interest in agriculture and biology, which is why he selected to do Animal Science in college. After college when the opportunity to join OSI group came along, he knew that was the chance to follow his passion.According to David, OSI group makes money by processing and supplying food services/ products to global companies. The company was able to become profitable in its early stages because of establishing dynamic partnerships. Thanks to high-quality standards, OSI group quickly attracted many customers after opening its doors.
David states that OSI Group focuses on truly comprehending customer needs. They also invest to gain customer trust. When the company enters a new market, it strives to understand the local culture. All these strategies enable the business to gain ground in new markets.For David McDonald, OSI group’s most satisfying moment was when they established a facility in China. It was a significant investment aiming to provide broad-scale solutions to the needs of food businesses in China. OSI Group plans to continue bringing high value products to all clients. David predicts a great future for the company as long as they remain innovative.David McDonald is also the Chief Operating Officer at OSI group. His base is in Illinois. Born/ raised in Iowa, David business decisions have been instrumental in growing OSI group to where it is now.