OSI Group has continued to dominate the food industry for many decades. However, like other global companies, the organization faces challenges such as varying government regulations, cultural nuances, and inconsistent talent pool. Moreover, consumer tastes and preferences are fast changing. David McDonald is using several approaches to handle these problems and ensure that the company continues to grow exponentially.
David McDonald of OSI, president , understands that the corporation’s subsidiaries cannot be run using the same strategy. Due to these factors, the subsidiaries enjoy a degree of independence as they are governed by the existing laws of their host nations. This means that such approach makes the subsidiaries to operate on different strategies.
The company has also focused on hiring local talent. David notes that local employees have a better understanding of the local taste of consumers compared to foreigners. This information can be used to re-adjust the company’s products to ensure that they remain trendy and tasty. In addition, OSI has recruited the services of renowned leaders who have steered the company towards a growth trajectory. The coordination of the various teams has been critical to the company’s success.
The Aurora-based company manufactures innovative products such as beef patties, sausage links, sandwiches, and pizzas. These products are supplied to top retail and food service brands across the globe. The company’s products are found at McDonald’s global branches.
With over 50 facilities in 17 countries, David McDonald believes that the company can grow further and penetrate more markets. This belief has seen the company work hard to dominate the Chinese market. The company has been in the Far East country for over two decades. They have succeeded in constructing eight factories in the populous nation. OSI seeks to enhance their growth agenda by developing new facilities and signing more business deals with leading food and retail brands.
David McDonald is also the COO of OSI Group. Previously, he worked for the company as a project manager. The executive leader is the chairman of North American Meat Institute. He is also Marfrig Global Foods S.A.’s independent director. McDonald has a science degree from the Iowa State University.
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