David McDonald, president of OSI Group, is an experienced executive in global entrepreneurship. A privately-held food processing corporation based in Aurora, USA, OSI Group has branches in almost all continents of the world. The firm deals with pizza, sandwiches, beef patties, and sausages among other value-added protein products. To satisfy its ever-growing global market, OSI Group has about 50 processing facilities that are distributed across 17 nations.
Coordinating Global Branches
We cannot discuss OSI Group’s success without David McDonald’s name coming into the picture. As the chairman, he has been at the center of all operations within the firm, both in the United States and internationally. David understands the complexity that comes with coordinating different international branches.
David McDonald OSI Group understands that unlike the general perception of that global firms operate as a single entity, they all operate under different cultures and government regulations. As such, David has the responsibility of making sure that the team designated to a particular branch is conversant with the cultures, regulations, and even the clients’ tastes within that locality.
Conquering the Chinese Market
As part of his responsibilities, David McDonalds played a vital role in ensuring that OSI Group got its share of the Chinese market. Having entered the market two decades ago, the firm has gone ahead to establish branches and processing facilities in 10 different locations in China. OSI Group also entered a partnership deal with DOYOO Group that shows the two companies create DaOSI in Zhoukou. DaOSI operates within the Chinese poultry market.
According to David McDonald, China stands out as OSI’s main markets, largely because of its big population and fast growing economy. He further notes that the Chinese people are getting affluent by the day, their tastes and preferences changing to higher levels. As such, OSI Group focuses on keeping up with the speed in which the market changes to ensure that every class of people is well taken care of.
Baho Foods and Other Branches
Poland, Switzerland, India, and Hungary are the other markets OSI Group is keen on dominating. It has already opened branches in Bábolna, Geneva, and Madanapalle among other regions. OSI also acquired Baho Foods last year. The company operates in Germany and Netherlands, which means that OSI was able to bolster its operations in Europe.
According to McDonald, theirs in an appetite for growth that is not ending anytime soon. He said that with the acquisition of Baho, OSI’s processing muscle was also enhanced in a big way.