OSI Group is the leading firm in the food production industry globally. The company began as a butcher shop in the neighborhood serving only Illinois. Today, the company serves more than 17 countries with over 60 facilities around the world.
The company offers job opportunities to over 20,000 workers. As of 2016, one of the largest food processing companies in the U.S had a net worth of $6.1 billion. Over the last three decades, OSI maintains a consistent growth. David McDonald makes all efforts to offer a successful leadership. McDonald moved from being a project manager since finishing college and became the chief operating officer and president.
David McDonald grew together with OSI Group through acquiring knowledge by conducting close partnership with other processing companies. McDonald grew up in northeast Iowa. From Iowa State University, McDonald finished with a bachelor’s degree in animal science. During his studies, the individual portrayed the right character, academic achievement, participated in community activities, and wishes to remain as alumni. Thus, he received the Wallace E Outstanding Senior Award for the general excellence. Even today, McDonald has concern for the Iowa State Community. The leader supports the university’s Agricultural Entrepreneurship Programs.
Additionally, the leader financially supports the Alpha Gamma Rho for scholarship programs. McDonald offers internship opportunities to students from ISU at OSI Group. In 2004, McDonald’s activism earned him the ISU Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Award. OSI president is a family man married to Malinda, and they both have six children. The older two children of McDonald study at ISU.
Early this year, OSI Group finished it extension in the production capacity of chicken products by a double to 24,000 tons periodically. The growth was as a response to the first-growing market opportunity in Spain and Portugal. This increase in the chicken output led to an overall increase in the total production capacity of beef, chicken, sausage, and pork products to 45,000 tons each year. The company anticipates a continuous rise in the value-added meat products in the future. Therefore, the company intends to work on becoming the leading food processing firm globally by providing affordable, consistent, and customer-oriented products.
The extension resulted in the employment of 20 more work forces. In the 20 posts is the product development officer. The role of the job is to control the current production process and introduce new products to the company’s portfolio. OSI Group ranks in the top 100 food processing American companies.