OSI Group is an international food company that uses diversified means to offer services worldwide. The group is riding on a success story for the last more than 30 years of operation. David McDonald took the frontline over the previous three decades in ensuring a continuous growth of the company since joining as a project manager after finishing school until when he became the president and chief operating officer of the group. OSI became the dominant regional meat distributor for the McDonald’s chain of restaurants. The company offers beef, chicken, and pork products in more than 18 countries with over 68 subsidiaries.
When growing up on a farm in northeast Iowa, David McDonald developed an interest in animal production. The individual joined Iowa State University where he graduated with bachelor’s degree in animal science. During his time in school, McDonald demonstrated exceptional qualities as a senior student awarding him the Wallace E Outstanding Senior Award. The unique achievement recognizes top students who show academic excellence, high character, and take part in community activities and are willing to maintain the characteristics as alumni. Even after joining OSI Group as president, McDonald is still the principal supporter of community activities. Visit discoverorg.com to learn more.
David McDonald takes part in various roles the university’s agricultural entrepreneurship initiatives. The leader offer internship opportunities to students from ISU and is the principal financial supporter of the Alpha Gamma Rho that offers scholarship programs. His activism rewarded McDonald with the ISU Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Award in 2004. Due to his love for the nation and the willingness to help people through the creation of job opportunities, McDonald received the Iowa State University Foundation’s Emerging Philanthropist Award.
David McDonald is a family man with six children and a wife, Malinda. The leader’s two elder children study at ISU with the other four waiting to follow suit. McDonald grew together with OSI Group in knowledge and operation through promoting closer interactions with other production companies. The focus of the leader is to ensure that the firm maintains the status as the leading food processing company across the world. We intend to offer value-added, affordable, and customer-oriented products to our clients.