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President of OSI Group-David McDonald

Otto migrated to the United States and two years later he established Otto &Sons meat firm which was located in Illinois. The organization had a humble beginning and it would later expand to one of the largest meat processing companies in the region and across the world. The company has been succeeding in the food industry over the years and they have been attributing their success and achievement to the leadership of the food firm. David McDonald is one of the leaders at Otto & Sons which is now OSI Industries.

David McDonald is the President and the Chief Operating Officer of the firm. For over 30 years Mr. David has been serving at OSI Group. After his high school graduation, Mr. McDonald knew what he wanted to pursue at the University. He joined Iowa University where he graduated with a degree in Animal Science. After his graduation, he joined OSI where he began his career and he would quickly climb the career ladder because he is a go-getter and very committed to his day to day duties. David McDonald believes in growth and that is why he has continued to take OSI to higher levels in the food sector. As the President and the Chief Operating Officer, Mr. David McDonald has achieved a lot including the expansion of OSI in other regions as well as the acquisition of other food groups.

During his tenure, David has witnessed the purchase of Baho Food which is a Dutch company dealing with deli meat and other snacks. When OSI Group purchased the Dutch food company which has five affiliates and has operations in 18 countries, David said that it the best opportunity for OSI to penetrate the Europe market. Another big acquisition is the Tyson Food plant and also launching of one of the largest poultry plants in China. Besides the purchase of the organizations and the poultry plant, David has been in the front line of leading the organization in making profits. In 2012 the firm expanded their Poland meat plant with about 30% increase, constructing a new food processing firm in India, Geneva, and Hungary. His leadership has not only come with achievements of purchasing and expanding their market but also winning Awards among them the Global Honor which OSI Group has won for three consecutive years. David is a family man, he is married and they are blessed with six children.

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