David McDonald knows the value of working hard. He went from a simple Iowa farm to become president of one of the largest meat processing and packing companies in the world. The company is called the OSI Group and he has worked there for more than thirty years. He graduated with a degree in animal science from Iowa State University in 1987. He went right into the company line after that and worked his way up. Now after thirty years of hard work he is at the pinnacle of OSI Group. All of the hard work for David McDonald has paid off.
One of the main goals that David McDonald has been responsible for is the expansion of OSI Group into other worldwide markets. The key for him was getting a foot in the door of larger markets. One of the biggest markets that OSI Group has come into was China. OSI Group also purchased Boho Foods and Flagship Europe. The strategy for McDonald was to be able to provide high-quality products for his clients. He is also an expert in company logistics so the purchases of these companies can only help OSI become more well-known around the world.
David McDonald and OSI group have been at the forefront of innovation when it comes to processing and packaging frozen food. OSI Groups was the first meat proprietor of McDonald’s when the company was founded in 1955. Since then, McDonald has expanded the company’s growth under the tutelage of Sheldon Lavin. Under his leadership, McDonald makes sure that OSI Group not only concentrates efforts in world markets but also the local economy as well. One of the things that have impressed him is the culture of the company. It has been able to grow and expand with the main customer base.
David McDonald says that many things have changed in thirty years but the core values behind the company are still the same. It has taken him many years to get to the top of the heap and now he can say that all of the hard work was worth it.