At times, it is said that agriculture is the backbone of any country’s economy. Well, there is some truth to that statement. As for OSI Group, they deal in meat-based products. With that as the case, the supply of meat depends on the agriculture sector. Far from that, good leadership can be termed as the backbone of any company’s stability. In that case, OSI Group seems to have significantly invested in leadership. By working hand in hand with the likes of David McDonald, the OSI Group president, the multinational company has been able to run smoothly for many years.
OSI Group started out as a small butcher shop. The butcher shop expanded and transitioned to the current multinational company known as OSI Group. For a company that has lasted for more than a century, this is a scenario that symbolizes the importance of good leadership. Well, as for David McDonald, he was not appointed as the president of OSI Group right away. He first graduated with honors from the Iowa State University. After his graduation, he decided to seek employment and later on landed an opportunity as the project manager at OSI Group.By keeping in mind that he was an ambitious man, he worked hard, and he was able to earn various promotions over time. As of now, his dedication towards OSI Group landed him a position as the president and the chief operations officer of the company.
It is evident that people serving in executive positions are amongst the most paid individuals in any organization. As for David McDonald, he has not kept his success to himself. He has used his success to help the Iowa community in any way possible. For starters, he always donates money to various scholarship funds that have helped educate the needy children around the State of Iowa. Also, as the president of OSI Group, he has seized the opportunity of helping students from the Iowa State University to get internships within the organization.
Being philanthropic costs nothing, that is why David McDonald has been giving back to the Iowa Society. Additionally, his diligent manner of serving at OSI Group has also contributed significantly to the positive streak of growth at OSI Group.