Category: Food Processing

Contributions of David McDonald to OSI Group

For a company to succeed and achieve a competitive advantage over the others in the industry, there is the need for proper leadership. The right direction of the company is essential because the market today is dynamic and needs entrepreneurs with the right skills and experience in their business. That is why the OSI Group has been achieving success since it began. The best people in the management have led it into success. David McDonald is one of those who have been working for the organization. Since he joined, he has been working hard and guiding other employees how to handle customers. His goal is to ensure the company expands and they have already achieved many of their goals. With the current expansion to cover the global arena, the OSI Group is now at its best.

David McDonald was born in America in the state of Iowa. He loved education and worked hard in school graduating with a degree in Animal Science. His education marked the foundation to run businesses and achieve success. Later he was employed at OSI Group and has contributed a lot to the company. For the many years, he has been working at the company he has come from a humble beginning, but he has risen to become the president of the company. He has shown that he is passionate about his work by leading OSI Group for more than thirty years. He is always determined to lead the company to the next level.

During his years as a leader David McDonald has facilitated the expansion of the OSI Group to other countries. He has also led the company to embrace technology, and they have started modern plants that ensure environmental sustainability. They have supplied food products to thousands of customers across the world. It is because of the dedication of David McDonald who is always looking forward to the provision of quality services and expansion.

David McDonald has worked for the OSI Group for the last three decades. He has been dedicated to ensuring the growth of the company. He has the education and experience required to run the company.

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OSI Industries is on the Forefront of the Food Service Industry

OSI Industries has acquired Baho Foods. OSI, with its headquarters in the Illinois city of Aurora, took on the Dutch manufacturing entity. Baho Foods and its inventory of snacks, convenience foods and deli meats fits right in with the OSI offerings of meat, chicken, pizza, kettle and smoked products and sandwich assembly. Both teams are excited about the acquisition as its gives each side added value and a wider range of capabilities while serving the needs of clients. Baho has the Netherlands and Germany based processing plants while serving clients in more than 15 countries.

The plan was to keep the Baho management team intact while integrating the companies into one. The acquisition gives OSI and Baho added strength that can only add to a more productive and more profitable growth strategy. The combined company will better serve clients, as well as offering a wider variety of products.

To further support growth, OSI Industries acquired Flagship Europe. The company supplies mayonnaise, sauces and dressings, sous vide products and poultry to the United Kingdom foodservice industry. Both companies have access to new capabilities, as well as an additional customer base and are better prepared to serve an expanded market. Prior to the acquisition by OSI, Flagship acquired Calder Foods. This particular company is a supplier of dips for food to go, mayonnaise, sauces, marinades and sandwich filling, which further increases the company offerings.

OSI Industries is expanding their capabilities through location expansion worldwide. In an effort to provide globally, OSI employs the “think globally and act locally” philosophy. With local management and labor teams in place, OSI has the ability to utilize local talent while observing custom and cultural trends. As such, OSI is always on the lookout for employees that fit the company profile. It is OSI’s belief that each person can make a difference and it is the company goal to make a difference in everyday lives through the products they sell. Individuals, whether experienced or just starting out, looking for the opportunity to be part of a team that not only encourages, but offers support to grow to a greater potential will find such opportunities with OSI.

The history of OSI Industries goes back more than 100 years when a man named Otto Kolschowsky began a family owned and operated meat market in Illinois. Several years later, the business was expanded to a wholesale meat market and established a reputation for providing quality products. When McDonald Hamburgers first opened their doors in Illinois Kolschowsky was chosen to provide fresh ground beef patties for its operation..

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