David McDonald went to the Iowa State University where his relentless efforts earned him a degree in Animal Science. David was born and brought up at a farm based in northeast Iowa. Over time, McDonald has won numerous awards including the coveted Wallace E. Brown Award. He began his career at OSI Industries, a global food supply based in Chicago. Over time, David worked his way up to become OSI’s chief operating officer. OSI Group is known for its high-protein foods such as sausage and beef patties.
David McDonald intends to utilize the resources he has to transform Iowa State. David believes the only way he can achieve this is through agricultural initiatives. He uses different approaches to accomplish this. For example, McDonald has devoted to customizing the global sustainability report to reach his goals. The report will enable David to realize his priorities. David believes that OSI Industries has to carry out its operations in a sustainable way. OSI Group acquires Dutch company Baho Food.
One of the goals of David McDonald is to help OSI Group extend its presence throughout Europe. In fact, he recently initiated the acquisition of Baho Foods, a global food supplier with five satellite companies in Germany and Netherlands. Baho Foods specializes in the production of beef as well as deli snacks. Its target audience includes food service sectors and retailers. David McDonald believes that the merger between OSI Industries and Baho Foods will broaden the addressable market and make it easier to meet customer needs. Baho Foods serves consumers in over eighteen countries through its five satellite companies. OSI Industries celebrated its 20th anniversary in the Chinese market on September 12, 2012. In fact, OSI Industries was privileged to supply 113 tons of foods such as sausage, beef, and chicken during the 2018 Olympics Games in Beijing, China.
David McDonald is the current Chief Operating Officer as well as David McDonald President of OSI Group. He previously served as the company’s Project Manager before rising to the rank of the President. David also works at a South Africa-based firm, Marfrig Global Foods, as an Independent Director. He also serves on the board of OSI International Foods as a director.