Entrepreneurship to some extent could be said to be inherent in some individuals while others struggle to get noticed in their places of work irrespective of how hard they labor. For David McDonald the president of OSI Group, he seems to have been born an entrepreneur and a leader as well. The kind of impact he has brought to the company is undeniable considering that he got his first job after college. One would have expected that it would take forever for him to get to his current position, but that was not the case. On his part, he brought on board a unique principle whereby it is not all about the capacity of production, but the quality of the products produced. With that principle, David McDonald has managed to penetrate the market as good quality has led to huge orders from their clients which have been good for business. Other than his position at the OSI Group, he is as well the chairman of North American Meat Institution . Meat Institute and independent director for Marfrig Global Foods S.A. All these positions are in the food industry which means he gains new experience every day of his working life. In that case, he is strategically positioned to run the OSI Group as he is well informed of what the market expects of the company and what needs to be done to improve on performance in sales and quality.
Under the management of David McDonald, OSI Group has improved and expanded, and some notable projects it has invested in include the launching of a best beef processing facility in Poland. Additionally, he has overseen the introduction of a modern feed mill in Shandong Province and a new frozen foods processing facility in India. With these achievements, the company is assured of constant production of food products in the global market which helps it to remain relevant in a competitive industry. The massive experience expertise that David McDonald possesses could be attributed to his education and a family background that has been in the food industry for long. He studied at Iowa State University where he graduated with a degree in animal science which has boosted his knowledge in his current career. Working in food industry as well before joining the OSI Group has helped him put his responsibilities in order as he is aware of what is expected of him in his work.