OSI Groups boasts of over 100 years in the food processing innovation business. The OSI Group is one of the largest and well-connected food providers across the globe. The OSI Group has over 20,000 workers with 65 facilities that are spread across the 17 countries. The presence of OSI Group is heightened with the cutting-edge innovation and technology in play through its acting CEO David McDonald. Acting head, David was born in Iowa. His career started off after graduating with a degree in animal science. The roots of David McDonald can be traced from the OSI Group where he started off as a project manager. Previously, he held the post as chairman of the North American Meat Institute. His journey to the top has been characterized by hard work and a mind for innovation.
Through the 30 years that David has stayed at OSI Group, he has strived in the delivery of quality products and services to the customers. Since the nature of the business environment is ever-changing, David McDonald has held to par the firm with the logistics team maintaining the evolving market. Another previous expansion of the OSI Group came with the purchase of Baho Foods. The Dutch firm specialized in the processing of deli meat and other related foods. The acquisition saw the OSI Group mark their presence in the European market. This was closely followed with the purchase of the newly rebranded Creative Foods Europe.
The expansion coincides with the exponential growth of the firm and the services offered, With a presence in China and Europe, David McDonalds sees this as the next move for the firm to explore different markets. The tenure under David McDonald has seen the establishment of ten Chinese facilities which deal in the line of poultry products. The firm’s history with McDonald’s chains of restaurants dates back decades ago. The OSI Group has maintained a mutually beneficial relationship as one of their top suppliers. The firm has also collected a couple of accolades such as the California Green Business Award from the environmental impacts on modern food production. The success of the OSI Group according to CEO David McDonald lies with the technological innovations and strong customer relations.