Here is what you need to know about David McDonald. As he grew up in an agricultural firm in northeast Iowa, David McDonald developed an interest in agriculture and animal products. He determined to bring significant changes in the sector to reinstate the output of the quality animal products to the rightful position in the future. Although his family did not have proper grounds financially, they supported him with all means to achieve his dream. McDonald’s family took him through excellent education where he graduated with the degree in animal science from the Iowa State University in the year 1987. After graduating, he joined the Otto and Sons, the predecessor of OSI Industries. Today, he is the president and the chief operating officer of the group.
Initially, before becoming the president, David McDonald worked as the project manager in the same group. The individual works himself up through leadership positions qualifying as a perfect one. Also, he is the chairman of the North American Meat Institute. Additionally, he is a member of the board of directors of the OSI group. In his leadership, he promotes the Agricultural Entrepreneurial Initiative. The leader offers internship opportunities to learners in OSI Industries.
In March 2018, David McDonald completed the expansion of OSI Industries. The firm expanded due to the rise in demand for the chicken products in Spain and Portugal. Therefore, the chicken output raised by a double from 12,000 to 24,000 tons per year resulting in an increase of the entire production of quality beef, chicken, and pork products to 45,000 tons per year. Consequently, the expansion led to the betterment of the economy by providing 20 job opportunities on top of the initial 140 employees. Most importantly, is the existence of the product development manager, whose work is to maintain the current production and intends to bring new products to company’s portfolio.
The OSI Industries acquired Tyson Food Plant in the year 2016 showing extensiveness and the willingness to serve North America. Through the leadership of David McDonald, the company also purchased the Flagship Europe and renamed it the Creative Food Europe as the leading distributor of food in the UK. Recently, the industry acquired the controlling stake of Baho food, which extends to Germany.
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