David McDonald is currently the Chief Operating Officer and the President of OSI International Foods.
He obtained his degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University. David has served before as the project manager in OSI Industries. In addition, from December 2008, he has been serving at Marfrig Global Foods S.A as an independent director.
About the OSI Group
OSI Group is a worldwide company that supplies value-added proteins such as beef patties and sausage links, pizza, and sandwiches to retail brands and food services. In 2016 they launched a plan to expand by opening a number of new production and processing plants across the world. OSI Group has also merged with Baho food which is a private Dutch company that is involved in processing of meat as well as food services. This will give OSI a wider access to the European market.
McDonald’s Achievements at OSI
McDonald came up with a production plan for 2016/17 to ensure there that there is a sustainable performance. His plan is to ensure OSI that is involved in the environment, social responsibility, and the supply chain is sustainable. This means ensuring that the food that OSI produces is of high quality and safe for consumption and that they are able to follow the animal welfare rules.
The company has managed to achieve ISO14001 certification for environmental management under McDonald’s reign. In 2015, OSI’s North American branch donated a substantial amount of food to Feeding America. According to David McDonald OSI Group, donations to the needy will continue to ensure that the environmental resources are sustainable and that employees lives are better through continuous improvement of the company.
The company has also come up with plans that they are to achieve by 2020, one of them being to reduce water and energy wastage and also to make sure that there is zero wastage in all their production processes. In Taiwan, they have come up with wastewater recycle or reuse plan and also they have a project where water is purified and used for non-food operations.
OSI Group partners with their clients on how they can grow their products ad, in turn, this helps them to improve their sales.
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