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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