While OSi Group may not be a household name, it is one of the top 100 most profitable US-based, private companies. At an approximate value of over 6 billion dollars, OSI Group is a top company. OSI Group has made many purchases of companies in the food niche. Many of these companies that they acquired were based in Europe.
By purchasing some food companies that fit their business is a key part of OSI’s life. OSI’s executives made an important decision to purchase these businesses that are not in the U.S. to strengthen their global reach. OSI also expanded their chicken output in Toledo, Spain.
David McDonald was first hired by OSI Group to take on the role of project manager. Today, he has over three decades of experience with OSI Group, and it has come with many accolades. Indeed, David McDonald has had a stellar track record as the COO and President at this International Food Company.
In acquisition news, OSI Group purchased the food company, Flagship Europe almost two years ago from Flagship Food Group, which is a subsidiary. This company was just one of many brands out of Europe that OSI has been looking to acquire.
Flagship Food Group is located in Denver, Colorado. Flagship Europe is a food service company that is found in the UK. This company sells mayonnaise, pies, sauces, dressings, frozen poultry, and sous vide products as part of its portfolio.
OSI Group, as well as its subsidiaries, provide many employment jobs in Europe. They focus on hiring in countries like Poland, the Americas, Germany, UK, Spain, Hungary, and the Asia-Pacific region of the world.
Concerning David McDonald’s educational background, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science in 1987 from Iowa State University. David McDonald is also the acting Chairman for the North American Meat Institute. Regarding OSI Group’s attention to issues like sustainability, Nicole-Johnson-Hoffman was named the president of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) in January 2018.
As the Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer for OSI Group, Johnson-Hoffman’s was noted as saying that the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef is entirely focused on the continual improvement of meat processing and its direct reaction to the topic of sustainability.
And when it comes to sustainability, David McDonald was also noted as saying that OSI has always placed sustainability as a priority. Indeed, GRSB is an example of this.