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Running a global company necessitates professionalism for one to navigate complex issues like cultural nuances, government regulations, consumer’s taste buds and talent pool. OSI Group, a global food supplier, has expertise in managing all these factors. This situation has helped them to achieve tremendous success in diverse markets across the United States, China and Europe. The premier global supplier, which is among the largest privately held food service companies in the US, supplies value added products like beef patties, sausages, pizza, and sandwiches to leading retail and food service companies. With a distinguished profile in the food market, OSI attributes its success to its superior leadership. David McDonald, the president and chief operating officer of OSI Group, is the man behind the company’s impressive performance in the competitive global market.

David McDonald worked relentlessly to enhance the growth of the company. OSI is reputable for its capacity to expand to new markets, a strategy which David is credited for establishing. Speaking to Food Drink Magazine, David said that they have a global network consisting of people from different regions and local management teams that are well versed with local cultures and tastes. He explained that they are keen to satisfy their customers’ needs. To this end, they develop consumer oriented products. They tailor food products that not only fit the specific needs of their clients, but also add value to their businesses.

David McDonald was the company’s project manager before assuming his current positions. In addition, he serves as the chairman of North American Meat Institute. The visionary leader is an Independent Director at Marfrig Global Foods S.A., which acquired OSI’s operations in Brazil and Europe. He sits on the boards of OSI and is a committed director of OSI International Foods (Australia) Pty Limited. He is a graduate of Iowa State University where he where he studied animal science.

OSI Group has extensive capability of developing custom food products and distributing them efficiently due to their global supply chain management strategy. The company ensures their customers receive value for money, thus enabling them to maximize their profits. They operate over 65 factories in 17 countries. Presently, they have employed over 20,000 individuals.

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