Successful Management of a Global Giant by David McDonald

Managing an international giant company is not an easy task. For David McDonald, it is the simplified strategies that work best. After graduating from Iowa University in 1987 with a degree in Animal Science, he ventured into business. He is the current chief operations officer and President of the OSI Group.

OSI Group is a meat processing company that serves its products in over 17 countries and has over 50 processing facilities. It is among the leading employers on the planet with a workforce exceeding 20,000 persons.

Simplified management practices are employed by the OSI Company to enhance its performance.

The company has local management teams located in different areas of its operations to serve the wide range of customer base. These teams are responsible for coordination of activities on the ground. They are required to deal with cultural preferences of the population they serve among other responsibilities. The local management teams work closely with a global logistics team that coordinates the activities of all the teams with the head office. It is this smooth partnership that ensures easy flow of operation within the company structure.

OSI group boast of a wealth of experience that spans back in a century of operations. In China, the company has been operating for the past 20 years and recently revealed that the market poses a potential for increased growth due to the rising number of wealthy citizens. With china’s rise as a popular tourist destination, the prospects are even higher. It is for these reasons that the company’s president David McDonald OSI Group declared the country a point of focus in the effort of expansion.

Catering for the new market requires resources. For this reason, David McDonald OSI Group, the company president recently partnered with DOYOO Group. The partnership aims at ensuring the business achieves its projection of being the global leader in the supply of meat products. Acquisition of Baho Foods, a Dutch company, adds to the company’s list of recent achievements. The newly acquired firm is intended to help OSI Group cater to the European market. It is in this respect that OSI decided to maintain the staff of the newly acquired company including the manager, whose contribution is considered vital in the creation of new growth strategies.

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UKV PLC Provides A Customized Service For Wine And Champagne Enthusiasts

UPDATED May 10th, 2017 –  UKV PLC just released a guide to french wine to help novice wine drinkers get to know France’s wine regions. They also just launched a new blog! Click here to learn more.

UKV PLC is a privately owned fine wine consultant, retailer, and distribution company, with their offices based in Croydon, Surrey in the United Kingdom. The firm, although privately owned, does not rely on a sole supplier but teams up with like-minded brokers and traders to acquire and sell world-class fine wine and champagne from Italy, Spain, and France.

Their main products include wines and champagnes, such as Lafite Rothschild, Mouton Rothschild, Latour, and Chateau Lafite. The firm also deals with beers, spirits, and other alcoholic beverages. The company mainly sells on their own as retailers or on brokerage terms for private or trade clients. UKV PLC targets to sell wine and champagne in ways that are tailor made to fit their customers’ needs for either consumption or commercial purposes.

Key Benefit

One of the major benefits of choosing UKV PLC is that they provide a world class customer experience. Coming from a region that is well known for wine production, UKV PLC is a company that holds its customers in high regards. UKV employs richly experienced consultants who personally guide and educate their clients in choosing the best suitable wine or champagne for their occasion and need. The company is flexible enough to provide consultancy services in the customer’s preferred mode such as face to face, phone or online support. This has seen UKV PLC become a world’s choice wine company for many.


Their dedication and hard work have seen the company grow to become one of the world’s leading wine company since its inception in 2015. The company has engaged the use of social media platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook, to educate their followers on the best wine options as well as display their products to potential clients. Due to the changing climate of the world, UKV PLC has expanded its operations to embrace production of cooler climate wines.


Dick DeVos: A Pioneer Philanthropist for Education Reform Campaign

What comes to your mind when you see “philanthropist“? People know Philanthropist with many names; few call them as Humanitarian, few call them as Contributor, but the aim of such individual is same, to assist humanity with their wealth, knowledge, and skills. A philanthropist, however by definition, is the one who makes a vigorous effort to promote welfare work for a human being.



And it is completely true that the most renowned philanthropists are incredibly wealthy such as Dick DeVos. Their efforts in philanthropy world are a reflection of their philosophy about life. They believe in equal living, or they may prefer education is for everyone, whatever would be their aim; overall, they have the same goal, to assist humanity to live a life to its fullest and to enjoy life like every other individual does.



As much as we write defining the philanthropy, it will lead us to DeVos families especially Dick DeVos and his wife, Betsy DeVos. Its donations are extensive, with numerous moving parts which are worth appreciative. The wealth of DeVos family starts from direct marketing and the father of Dick DeVos, Richard DeVos Sr. who inaugurated Amway to change the history or DeVos family. He was a philanthropist in his time, and that’s why his son, Dick DeVos, also go involved in donation and assisting others.



Dick is a person who is renowned with many names and titles the most famous titles he holds is Philanthropist. He donated a huge sum of money, and he is continuously donating for the good cause of education American so that they can build a greater economy and their country can raise more and more with each passing day. His accomplishments and initiatives are inspiring countless other individuals in a different part of the world to take part in philanthropy work to work for their nation and to help education reaches places where it did not.



Dick is a devoted and dedicated businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist, leader, in addition to a committed family man who is working hard for the future of others. Otherwise, he had enough money to live a lavish life, but he preferred to work for others and to carry own his family’s dynasty by donating money to ensure that name of DeVos is to be remembered for numerous generations in future to come.



With much wealth in hand, it isn’t surprising that DeVos family is also a very heavy contributor to the charity. Richard along with Helen, his wife, runs their family Foundation from the Michigan, their home state. DeVos family is also renowned for being the pioneer for the education reform campaign that is specifically designed to help people who don’t have enough funds to support quality education for their children.





Fabletics is a women’s sportswear and accessories, e-commerce business with a truly unique approach. The company offers its members personalized attire that is chosen for them based on their lifestyle and fashion penchant. Addressing the specific market needs in a creative manner is how Fabletics has been able to thrall or out perform the competition. There are many great businesses with innovative products that do not get recognized or fail within the first three years of operation due to improper, monolithic-like business plan. As with Fabletics, however, turning customers into members plays directly into the psychology of their customers, giving them the experience of exclusivity. Since Fabletics does not care if the customer buys online or in store; and since Fabletics grasp the idea that the in-store offline or online buying participation of each customer is significant, meshing the two Worlds together will indeed cause each customer to experience an elevated “shopping-experience” level unmatched by most retail stores.


Even though Fabletics is challenged with new competitors, they continue to evolve and grow at a rate of 35% year after year, while keeping prices at half of their competitors. This proves that Fabletics’ customer approach to experience appears to be paying off nicely. Customers admire high value brands that inspire. Fabletics business approach makes it clear that when proper emphasis and attention is given to accessibility, people and culture; it is possible to grow a $250 million business in just three years. Thus, they will be opening more stores, adding to the sixteen that are currently open.


Not exclusive to their legions only, women that wear Fabletics find the sportswear cute, comfortable, and stylish. Fabletics delivers designer quality activewear at an unbeatable price. Their competitors struggle to keep up or outcompete Fabletics by mimicking their sportswear design and business model. But what Fabletics has that their competitors don’t is the ability to quickly evolve as they upscale their business, while maintaining an unbeatable price points without compromising product quality. Although at first some are hesitant to sign on, women that join the membership program are not disappointed. To say the least, Fabletics membership idea and how it is implemented is innovative.


As a powerful message to women entrepreneurs, the success of Fabletics points to the benefit of women speaking their minds, going for what they want despite the odds, and listening to your customers always to evolve and grow your business.

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