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David McDonald’s Outstanding Role in Growing OSI Group

David McDonald is the President and Chief Operating Officer of the OSI Group. David McDonald is also the project manager of the same company. Furthermore, Mr. McDonald serves as Chairman of the North American Meat Institute. OSI Group is an American privately owned holding firm for meat processors. Headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, OSI group serves the need of both food service and retail industries. The history of OSI Group goes back to 1909, when Otto Kolschowsky started a meat market in Oak Park, Illinois. Otto Kolschowsky was a German Immigrant into the United States. By 1918, the entrepreneur had started expanding the meat market to Maywood and Chicago. For over several decades, Otto &Sons, as it was popularly known, was gaining reputation across the United States. This was mainly because they were selling quality meat and meat products to their customers.

The company’s popularity was increasing as the days went by. In 1955, when McDonald opened new stores in Des Plaines and Illinois Otto & Sons became their meat suppliers. Within no time supplying meat to McDonald became the company’s main business. In 1973, Otto &Sons opened stores in Chicago and 2 years later it changed its name to Otto Industries. Otto Industries has grown over the years to become of the biggest meat suppliers across the globe. Apart from McDonalds, OSI industries supplies meat to Starbucks, Burger King, Subway, Yum and many other firms.

David McDonald is an alumnus of Lowa State University from where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. It was after completing his course that David McDonalds joined OSI Group. His hard work, dedication and persistence made him rise to the position of president, OSI Group. David McDonald is also helping students with similar interest in the agricultural field and ambitions that he had while growing up. He even organized for some students to go to OSI Industries, China and learn two or three things. For more info about us: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-mcdonald-a1b1137 click here.

Growth and sustainability of OSI industries is among David McDonald’s top priorities. As the Chief Operations Officer, David ensures that all offices and activities around the globe are running smoothly. McDonald also ensures that the team he is working with are qualified and have the required expertise to carry out OSI Group operation in any part of the world.. It is vivid that David McDonald and his team are doing an impeccable job. This seen in the recent growth and evolution of OSI Group and its subsidiaries around the world. A clear indication was the acquisition of Baho Foods by OSI group. Baho foods is a Dutch manufacturer of foods and deli meats. David McDonald was really excited about the move since according to him it gave OSI Group a broader experience in Europe.