The philanthropist David McDonald studied animal science at the Iowa State University in the year 1987. Despite his family not having much to offer regarding financial matters, they supported him by providing quality education to facilitate his quest to make a significant change in the agricultural sector. As he grew up at a firm in northeast Iowa, he developed a passion for agriculture, especially processing of the animal products. His expertise in animal products granted him a ticket to join OSI Food Solutions. David McDonald fits appropriately as the Chief Operation Officer of OSI Group and President.
David McDonald served in numerous other positions before getting to the current rank. Thus, he is a determined individual with entrepreneurial skills. Therefore, he understands the difficulties his employees go through and is ready to work with them with consideration. Before becoming the president McDonald worked as the distinctive project manager. Also, he is the Chairperson of the North American Meat Institute. Additionally, he is a member of the board of directors. The president received the Wallace E. Barron Outstanding Senior Award for his visionary leadership.
His primary purpose is to make OSI Group the leading food processing company in the entire world. Under David McDonald’s ruling, OSI Industries established an extension early this year increasing the chicken production by a double from 12,000 to 24,000 tons every year. The expansion resulted in an increase in the total output of quality pork, chicken, and beef products to 45,000 tons every year. The industries brought about an economic advantage to the society by increasing the number of employees by 20 from the initial 140 workers. In the 20 positions is the product coordinator. The work of the product manager is to control the current production and introduce new products to the firm’s portfolio.
OSI Group crossed borders to Northern America by purchasing the Tyson Food Plant. The acquisition showed the willingness of David McDonald to serve the region. Further, the company acquired the Flagship Europe in the year 2016. The plant became the primary distributor of the processed food in the UK. The recent acquisition is the purchase of the controlling stake of Baho Food that has facilities even in Germany.