David McDonald is a business professional and President of the leading global food provider, OSI Group, a company that partners with revered international brands to deliver quality foods to consumers. The skilled decision maker has been serving in that capacity for more than two decades. He has assisted the brand in registering significant growth. The original version of the company is still the same as it has the mission to deliver higher quality products to its consumers compared to any other food provider. In an interview with Provisioner, David McDonald answers a few questions regarding OSI Group’s relationship with China. For more than 20 years, OSI has been enjoying a symbiotic relationship with the Chinese. In 2012, the company celebrated its presence in the country since establishing its first food processing facility in Beijing, in 1992, when the firm started to serve other international food facilities. OSI Group is proud to have contributed to China’s economic growth.
Beijing Hosts the 2008 Olympic Games
When Beijing hosted the 2008 Olympic Games, OSI was to supply about 113 tons of different kinds of products such as beef, pork, eggs, in addition to dehydrated onion. Throughout the season, OSI didn’t receive negative feedback. The committee of the Olympic Games appreciated the services and products provided. From then onward, OSI Group China has been the leading supplier for leading food brands such as Starbucks, Papa John’s, Burger King, and McDonald’s.
David McDonald joined OSI as a junior associate in charge of the supply chain. Having grown up on the farms of Iowa, he mastered the art of producing high-quality agricultural products. The Iowa State University alumnus specialized in animal science and earned a degree. He also received the Wallace E. Barron Outstanding Award that recognizes professional business leaders who exude outstanding achievement in community activities. Currently, he is the COO of the successful privately held company. He is dedicated to the local agricultural community in which he plays an outstanding role of implementing growth policies. He also supports the Alpha Gamma Rho scholarship fund while playing a critical role in creating internship opportunities for local students. Other than that, David McDonald has played a crucial role in OSI’s expansion in China and other states across the world.