David McDonald Oversees Major OSI Expansions Into China

For President David McDonald of OSI Group, even a multinational food company has to keep it local, whether it’s in the sustainability of what’s being raised or the tastes and preferences of the customers expecting to like what they unwrap.

From its headquarters in Aurora, IL, OSI Group and its executive team oversee a vast network of over 50 facilities in 17 countries, including both suppliers and manufacturers. Those companies bring sandwiches and pizza to major retail brands, and supply value-added protein items like sausages and beef patties to consumers. It is a delicate balance of the local and the global, and now OSI is looking to expand into the Chinese market.

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OSI has been growing with China for the past twenty years, and already has eight factories and two new ones being built, making them the largest poultry supplier in China. They provide the ingredients for meals served at multinational chains such as McDonald’s, Starbucks, Burger King, and Subway.

China is the largest and fastest growing market in the world, and that means there are many mouths hungry for food. OSI plans to grow and meet that demand with its new production facilities, including a new mega-factory in Hanan Province. In January, OSI Group announced that they will be opening a new feed mill in Shandong Province capable producing up to 600,000 metric tons of feed, making it one of the largest mills in the country.

David McDonald graduated from the University of Iowa with a BA in Animal Science and has a long career in the meat industry. As President and COO of the OSI Group, he oversees a multinational company with many local food flavors and regulations. He is also the According to Immediate Past Chairman of The North American Meat Institute. As part of his role at OSI, he is also the chairman of two of their subsidiaries in Brazil and Australia.

David McDonald OSI Group has been behind OSI’s focus on sustainability, including an annual report that they create on how their operations are setting and meeting different sustainability goals. With so much growth happening, sustainability becomes even more important.

A Brief Anthony (Tony) Petrello Bio

Nabors Industries apparently is one of the world’s biggest land-based gas and oil drilling company and the man that sets at the top helm of it’s leadership is one rich and philanthropist man, Anthony (Tony) Petrello. Anthony, or Tony as he is popularly known, has been the Chairman of the Board of Nabors and its subsidiary, Nabors Industries, Inc., since 2012 and director of each since 1991.

Before joining Nabors industries, Mr. Antony Petrello worked with a law firm, Baker & McKenzie, from 1979 to 1991. While at his law firm, Tony’s practice majorly focused on taxation, international arbitration and generally matters corporate law. Additionally, Mr. Anthony served as manager partner at the law firm’s New York office from the year 1986 to 1991 when he hanged his boots.

Mr. Tony is well educated. This is well backed up by the fond description by his former college roommate, Lloyd Grove, in his piece published on The Daily Beast. Mr. Anthony holds a J.D degree from the famous Harvard school of Law and M.S. degrees in Mathematics from Yale University.

Apart from being just very rich, Mr. Anthony (Tony) Petrello is very philanthropic. Among the courses Tony and his wife, Cynthia Petrello holds dearly is actively giving to the neurological research center at Texas Children’s Hospital. Tony’s active philanthropy works is attributed to her loving daughter, Carena, who developed cerebral palsy because of premature birth.

As Mr. Anthony Petrello seats at the very top of one of the largest company in the world, his story, resilience and determination will help inspire all poor and bright kids worldwide to achieve greater heights in life.