David McDonald is the current president of the OSI Group, a top global food provider that works with various international brands. Mr. McDonald has worked with the OSI Group for more than three decades and has played a significant role in the tremendous growth that the group has enjoyed over the years. The group has a vision and goal of delivering services and products to its customers in a better way than any of its competitors can match. In a recent question and answer session, the president revealed a few important points on the growth of OSI Group.
On the Group’s Work Ethic and Success in China
McDonald revealed that every employee at the group has a clear target of always exceeding the expectations of their customers. The group has trained its employees on the virtue of being patient as the group takes its time to build viable networks in order to come up with flexible solutions that satisfy the market. The group singles out its ability to do this as the secret to its success. Each of the group’s partners has a rich understanding of the business and culture practices in the location that a branch operates. This makes it easier for the group to strike a balance that influences its expenditures and decisions.
The OSI Group has enjoyed enormous success in the Chinese market and has no plans to stop. David McDonald attributed this huge success to becoming like one of the locals in the market. This helped in the establishment of long-term partnerships, which are key in satisfying the Chinese market needs.
David McDonald’s Thoughts on the Acquisition of Baho Food by the OSI Group
In a bid to increase its stake in the European market, the OSI Group finalized on the acquisition of Baho Food. The company, Baho Food, manufactures and also distributes food products such as meat, drinks, snacks and others in 18 nations across Europe. Baho Food consists of five subsidiary companies and has two operational plants based in Germany and Netherlands. David McDonald was impressed with the acquisition of Baho Food and affirmed that the move was in line with the company’s long term goals. The acquisition also showed the group’s insatiable appetite to up its stake in the European market.
David McDonald’s Educational and Work Background
Mr. McDonald holds an animal science degree from the Iowa State University. He worked as the chair of the North American Meat Institute and as the project manager for OSI Group. He has also worked as a director at Marfrig Global Foods in South Africa.
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