Very few companies become one of the largest in their fields and fewer continue to innovate their products, one such company does have been able to do both is international food provider OSI Group. The food provider giant has been under the leadership of one the most revered and respected executives in the business world David Mcdonald Osi Group who serves as the current president and COO of the company for the past three decades. In addition, many have called Mcdonald a key component in the progression and innovative growth of OSI Group these past decades. In a sit-down interview with David Mcdonald, we get to delve deeper into what has made OSI Group such a success.
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After three decades, how do you remain motivated?
David McDonald states that work is never dull due to the constantly changing needs of their customers. These needs make the day exciting and challenge the team to innovate and form the best solution for our customers.
What is the future of OSI Group?
Much like the past says, David McDonald. The fact of the matter is that the goals that have led the company to its current state are what is going to help it grow in the future.
How has OSI been able to keep up with a changing world?
Being able to adapt quickly and take the necessary precautions is essential in an ever-changing world like today. Currently, customers want to have the best local ingredients they can get when the time comes when their preferences change OSI is ready.
How does OSI promote the entrepreneurial spirit?
David McDonald comments on how the motivation for innovation really comes not from top-level executives or anyone within the company, but from the clients themselves. Often they ask for the team to create something new or improve on a menu item. The team naturally fires up the kitchen and begins to create until they have found the perfect solution for the customer.