The Evolution of Otto & Sons now Known as OSI Group lead by David McDonald

David McDonald is the current COO and President of OSI Group, a food processing company with operations all over Earth. It has buildings in the United States, Europe, and Australia. McDonald has also served in a high ranking position with Marfrig Global Foods S.A. At OSI Group, David McDonald started as a project manager and worked his way up.

In recent years, David McDonald has been leading OSI Group in its mergers and purchases. Recently, OSI Group has acquired Flagship Europe, Baho Foods, and several other companies. They also expanded their local market of Illinois, purchasing an old Tyson production plant. In Australia, OSI Group’s Australian division also completed a deal with Turi Foods, merging the two companies into a new entity: Turosi Pty Ltd.

David McDonald spoke highly of the Australian partnership, claiming it will lead to customers of both companies getting the necessary goods and services they require. McDonald and OSI Group see tremendous potential in the merger. Victoria, New South Wales, and Queensland all have Turosi operations now.

About OSI Group

OSI Group has went through many name changes over the years. Originally the company was called Otto & Sons. Then the company changed its name to OSI Industries. It’s current name is, of course, OSI Group.

Otto & Sons was founded by a German-immigrant intent on serving the Chicago area. The company was first a local butchery, serving local residents to cold cuts and other food. In 1955, with the first McDonald’s restaurant being opened in Illinois, Otto & sons were greeted with an incredible opportunity. They began supplying McDonald’s with their beef patties.

After McDonald’s became Otto & Sons main client, their name was changed to OSI Industries. Now, as OSI Group, David McDonald is COO and President. The company has grown from being a small, single location butchery to an international supplier of McDonalds.

Dave McDonald Pushes For Growth At OSI Industries

When it comes to putting the serve in the foodservice industry David McDonald knows a lot about keeping connection strong, running a business and most of all keeping the crowd happy. His experience and claim to fame is as the president of OSI Group, which is a short name for a company not at all short on clientele. For more than two decades, OSI is the leading provider for businesses such as the McDonald’s food chain franchise, among others just as big. Some of these names include Starbucks and Burger King.

But, his expertise and knowledge is not just about bringing a product to a distributor. It’s about pride and delivering a solution to a global market. Of course, no man is an island and David McDonald’s go to man is Sheldon Lavin who in his own right shows just as much maverick as the OSI president. There’s a lot to say about this business man, his team and the work they do throughout the year that puts them all at the top of the star list. David McDonald is quite well positioned in the fact that he knows and appreciates just how Global his company’s reach is. He can market to any territory reasonably possible through is company’s global network.

Right now he has his eye on China because of the ever-growing market that its economy is presenting his business. Although the relationship has been long-standing and mutually beneficial for some time now, it almost sounds like some tacky immature grade school joke to mention that David McDonald and the franchise McDonald’s is a winning combination. Without a doubt these two powerhouse companies are both forces to be reckoned with and have a lot to smile about themselves and more

And then, there is the professional admiration and respect that McDonald has for his fellow team member and OSI Group Chairman Sheldon Lavin who deserves thanks for the push and rise of locations within their organization. This company’s president uses early engagement and innovation in solution fulfillment when it comes to ensuring the future of his company’s success. This means sitting face to face with not just clients but with their customers and figuring out what is best to do when it comes to not just product capacity but design and function. Flawless execution of this successful business model is exactly how OSI recruits new customers and scores big wins at events such as the Olympics held in Beijing China.