OSI Group is an American based holding firm of meat processors and services the retail and food service sectors. Its headquarters are in Aurora. The company operates more than 65 facilities in seventeen nations. Since the company opened its first family meat market in 1909 in Chicago, the main thing that has remained constant is that they have shown unwavering devotion to their customers. This is one of the main reasons why a majority of the world’s major brands view them as their main global food supplier.
These brands trust that OSI Group continually delivers leading-edge solutions mainly for their most critical product development and processing requirements. In one of the articles posted on the Chicago Patch on 12th July 2018, the author indicated that since the beginning of the millennium, the company has been experiencing exponential growth. David McDonald leads the company.
In a career spanning thirty years at OSI, he has moved from being a project manager to his current position of being the company’s chief operating officer (COO) and president. OSI Group started as a neighborhood butcher shop and was run by a German immigrant during the early 20th century in Chicago. Fortunately, during mid-century, it turned out to become one of the leading regional meat suppliers for the McDonald restaurant chain before the company was later commissioned to be McDonald’s primary meat supplier.
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Over the last quarter century, the company has gotten into new ventures not only in the United States but also in other countries across the world. The company’s COO was raised in a farm in northeast Iowa and graduated from the Iowa State University has attained a bachelor’s degree in animal science and received the Wallace E. Barron Outstanding Senior Award.
This is an award given to seniors who demonstrate high character, exceptional achievement in various activities and academics. Because of his excellent leadership, McDonald has led his company to be one that has 20,000 employees, and have a net worth of 46.1 billion. With a leader such as McDonald who has exceptional leadership qualities, the OSI Group is headed towards greater success.