David McDonald serves as the COO and President at OSI Group, LLC. OSI Group is a leading global supplier and food processing company for retail brands brands worldwide. The company has more than 65 facilities with over 20,000 employees aim at providing customers with customized and high quality food products.
David McDonald’s Career Background
David McDonald holds a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University. David also serves as the North American Meat Institute’s Chairman. In addition to this, David McDonald OSI Group has held the independent director title at Marfrig Global Foods S.A since 2008. The independent director position was acquired after OSI Group operations in Europe and Brazil were acquired by Marfrig Global Foods.
David McDonald Improves Sustainability of OSI Group
In 2016, OSI Group publicly released its Global Sustainability Report for the period of 2016/2017. The Global Sustainability Report outlined the performance of the company’s operations across the world. The report outlined the future goals that the company aims at achieving by 2020 such as a 10% reduction in the energy and water level intensity.
In addition, the report also displayed OSI’s progress in a detailed format in terms of its supply chain and social responsibility involvement. OSI Group sponsors various animal welfare initiatives, workshop and training sessions to create awareness and improve in the major issues that face global suppliers.
OSI Group is a well-known food-processing company with an estimated annual revenue of 6 billion dollars. In 1992,OSI Group’s first food processing operations began in Beijing. In 2008, OSI China supplied 113 tons of products such as beef, chicken, pork, dehydrated onions and eggs during the Beijing Olympic games. In fact, the supply was so successful and the company did not receive complaints. Since then,OSI China has been the leading supplier of Burger King, Saizeriya, Yum, Subway, Starbucks and McDonald’s.
Acquisition of Baho Food
Baho Food manufactures deli meats and foods to serve the Dutch food retail segments. OSI Group acquired Baho Food in order to broaden its presence in the Europe Market. According to David McDonald, the brand portfolio of Baho will complement OSI’s processing strengths which will broaden its capability to cater for the needs of the customers.
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