David McDonald has spent his entire career with OSI Group. He is currently the Chief Operations Officer of the organization and is leading OSI to its future. OSI Group has come a long way from its early roots as a family-owned organization. The company now has worldwide interest and facilities in several different countries. Its international operations have set the standard for the food manufacturing industry.
OSI Industries acquired European manufacturer Baho Foods. Baho Foods is a well-established organization in the European region. The company has been in business for 60 years and has its own segment of the market that OSI can tap into. The relationship is expected to put OSI in a new chapter of food manufacturing so that it can have the desired influence in Europe. How We’re Looking After the World.
Flagship Food Group was another European acquisition made by David McDonald and OSI Group. Flagship Food Group is a growing organization that has acquired other companies on its own. It specializes and mayonnaise and different serving sauces. OSI and Flagship Food Group will work to ensure both companies expand the nature of their business models.David McDonald is heavily involved in the day-to-day management decisions of OSI Group’s worldwide business. The company has a set team of experts in place that travel the world and inspects the processes in every region. The purpose of the traveling team is to ensure that every district of the company lives up to the appropriate standards. Regional leaders will be held accountable if they are not maintaining the quality of excellence that it is expected. Q&A with Dave McDonald, President & COO, OSI Group
David McDonald grew up in the state of Iowa. He obtained his bachelor’s degree at Iowa State University and went on to join OSI Group immediately after college. He has remained with the company ever since and patiently evolved into the top position.OSI Group began as a small company in the Chicago area and developed several different business relationships over the years that led to its success. It partnered with the McDonald’s Corporation in the 1950s and quickly adapted to the needs of the growing restaurant giant. OSI introduced several different innovations that set itself apart from other meat manufacturers at the time. It went on to become the exclusive supplier to the McDonald’s Corporation. Currently Dave McDonald’s and his team oversee OSI relationships with several other major food chains. These include Papa John’s Pizza, Pizza Hut, Starbucks and Subway.