David McDonald went to school at Iowa State University and graduated, in 1987, with a degree in animal science. After graduation David began working at OSI Industries in Chicago and within time, he had made his way to become president and chief operating officer. David has dedicated himself to giving back to the state of Iowa; moreover, he is an active member of the Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative. Moreover, in 2011, he arranged for a group of students, in the to visit the OSI facilities in China, which was established over 20 years ago. He also donates to his Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity through scholarship funding. He also is the chairman of the board of directors for the American Meat Institute.
OSI Group is a global front-runner, its headquarters is in Aurora, Illinois. They make products such as: sausage links, beef patties, sandwiches, and pizza. The Company operates in over 50 facilities and 17 countries and is making an impact on China, as well. With China’s growing economy it is becoming a material market to be established in. there are over eight factories with two new ones underway. OSI China will be the largest poultry producer in the nation and serves clients such as McDonald’s, Starbucks, Papa John’s, Burger King and Subway, just to name a few. OSI also has a beef-processing facility in Poland to replace the existing operations and increased staff by thirty percent. The Company started a new brand of private-label frozen entrees. OSI; in addition, has developed better aids to control food safety with built in X-ray equipment to detect foreign particles and monitors how products are grown.
David McDonald is excited about the acquisition with Baho Foods. Baho Foods has much to offer OSI Group because it will help enhance the market in Europe. The Company is part of convenience foods such as: deli meats and snacks; In addition, to the OSI Europe, the Baho Food market will expand the needs of OSI Group customers on a broader variety. Baho Foods has five of its own processing plants and serves over 16 European countries.
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