David McDonalds – OSI Group’s Valuable Resource

     David McDonalds is the sitting President and Chief Operating Officer of OSI Group; an American privately owned meat processors with a branch in China but headquartered in Aurora, in the United States of America. For over 20 years, David McDonalds has been working with OSI Group as a member, project manager, and as the Director of International Foods in Australia. He has had a great impact on the operations of the OSI Group in China. His deliberate efforts in managing the company’s product and brand portfolio have strengthened and broadened the market of the foreign company on China’s soil. It is worthwhile to mention that he holds a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science from the Iowa State University. He currently is the Chairman of the North American Meat Institute.

David has been very radical in ensuring OSI Group’s sustainability in China through compliance with the laid down structures and standards and cooperation with the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration which ensures food safety. OSI Company under the leadership of David McDonalds acquired the operations of Marfrig Foods to have the Europe and Brazil market and rose to be the Independent Director.

Similarly, OSI Group has acquired Baho Foods. Baho is a Dutch food manufacturer operating in Netherlands and Germany through the five subsidiary branches namely Vital Convenience, Gelderland Frischwaren, Henri van de Bilt, Q Smart Life, and Bakx Foods. Baho Foods sells a range of deli meats, convenience foods, and snacks across the European countries. David McDonalds said the move was to gain a presence in Europe and to serve the evolving needs of their customers in a better manner. He adds that the combined strength will help realize their strategy and offer a broad portfolio that will increase growth and support the company’s vision and goals.

OSI Group has been in operation in China for over two decades now, and success in this foreign market is associated with compliance with the government regulations, cultural eccentricities, and customers’ needs and preferences. The company assures its customers of food service professionalism, efficiency, and food safety.



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