David McDonald is the Chief Operating Officer and President of OSI Group, LLC, a food processing giant that is based in Aurora, Illinois. He has been at this privately held company for 30 years, ever since graduating from college. He attended Iowa State University where he earned is bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. His efficiency and business skills have enabled him to be steadily promoted over the years to the high executive level that he now fills.
In addition to his other roles at OSI Group, David Mcdonald also sits on the company’s Board of Directors. He is also Chairman of the Board of the North American Meat Institute. Since 2008 he has been an Independent Director of Marfrig Global Foods S.A., another food processing company which has facilities in Brazil and Europe. Additionally, he is the Director of OSI International Foods which is a subsidiary of OSI Group that operates in Australia.
Over the last year, OSI Group has expanded its European operations. David McDonald has been at the heart of negotiating the acquisitions they have made in Europe, including the mid-2016 purchase of Baho Foods. This processed food supplier has a large reach for its products, including 16 European countries. It also owned food processing plants located in Germany and the Netherlands. When the purchase of Baho Foods was announced, David McDonald released a statement saying that Baho Foods was a great compliment to what OSI Group offers and would help them attain a greater presence in Europe.
Another recent acquisition was that of Flagship Europe, which David McDonald OSI Group also negotiated. This food processing company was based in the UK and supplied foods such as poultry, sauces, condiments, and other food products. When announcing this acquisition, David McDonald also stated that their products were a great compliment to what his company was offering and the merging would strengthen the company.
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