A Timeline Of OSI Group’s Top Acquisitions Under David McDonald’s Leadership

David McDonald OSI Group is one of the executives that has steered OSI Group from a medium sized national company to a large multinational company in the world’s food industry.

Under the tenure of David McDonald as COO of the company, OSI Group made several acquisitions and mergers that have played an enormous role in the group’s success.

This post has examined some of the most significant mergers and acquisitions that are worth the acknowledgment.

OSI International Foods merged with Turi Foods
In March 2018, OSI International Foods, OSI Group’s Australian subdivision joined with Turi Foods to form Turosi Pty Ltd. The family-owned Turi Foods was the leading supplier of processed poultry products in Australia.

It served significant supermarkets, food outlets, butcher shops, and specialty chicken outlets. OSI Group’s management said that the collaboration could help them serve more customers in Australia, as well as improve their loyalty in the Aussie market.

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In 2017, OSI acquired Hynek Schlachthof GmbH
David McDonald OSI Group European subsidiary purchased Hynek Schlachthof GmbH, a German-based abattoir. The acquisition assisted OSI Group to buy quality meat from farmers who had established a close relationship with Hynek Schlachthof GmbH.

In 2016, OSI Europe acquired Flagship Europe
OSI Group’s European subsidiary acquired Flagship Europe, a principal company in UK’s food industry.

Flagship Europe had a good reputation for supplying quality poultry products, sandwich fillings, sauce, dips, and mayonnaise. The acquisition introduced David McDonald OSI Group to new customers, and it strengthened their market position in the European market.

In 2014, OSI Group partnered with EDEKA Group
EDEKA Group operates a chain of independent supermarkets in German. The group has over 11,000 stores that vend organically grown groceries, and a variety of foodstuff. Most of its stores are strategically located near service stations, airports, busy business centers, as well as local suppliers.

OSI Group launched a processing plant at Geneva, Illinois
In 2012, David McDonald OSI Group established a state of the art processing unit in Geneva, IL. The plant focused on the manufacture of branded and labeled pasta products, Salisbury steak, and cold entrée dishes. It targeted supermarkets, food outlets, and other merchandisers who wanted customized products.

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