David McDonald, OSI Group’s President

David McDonald is the incumbent President of the renowned OSI Group. He was brought up in the Lowa farms where he developed his interest in agriculture at a young age. David Mcdonald later received admission into Lowa State University and undertook a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. He began working at OSI Group after his graduation from University.

OSI Group is a global company that leads in production and supply of meat processed products. It mainly deals in the distribution of foods such as hot dogs, bacon, and sausages amongst other meat products. A German immigrant established the firm in the year 1909 at Illinois in the United States.

In the year 1928, the company was branded, Otto and Sons. It later entered into a partnership with Chicago Best Meat Company to incorporate the Glenn mark brand in its operations. Since its inception, the company has tremendously grown in size to satisfy its international market.

Under David McDonald’s leadership, OSI Groups has increased its food facilities to 60 in number. The outlets are distributed all over the world with some in Indonesia, Japan, China, India and South Africa.

The company has also successfully entered the Chinese market. The company has established eight facilities in China that focus on the supply of meat processed products.

He has led the company into profit-making ventures hence expanding the Company’s global market. He was involved in the expansion of OSI’s affiliate company in Indonesia by over 30%. He also set up a new frozen processing facility in India, and the facility has helped OSI double its sales in India alone.

OSI acquired Baho Food, a private meat processing company that has been in the market for over 60 years now. David McDonald pointed out that the acquisition would expand OSI Group’s global market. He further said that the Company would be a world leader in the supply of products to customers.

David Mcdonald works with a team of over 20000 highly qualified personnel distributed across its 60 facilities all over the world. The employees are credited with their immense dedication and hard work that has seen OSI make huge profits yearly.

David McDonald’s typical day mostly revolves around business. He spends his mornings to delegate tasks and receive updates from the company’s international branches. He spends his afternoons holding meetings on matters regarding the company.

He also holds top managerial positions in major companies. He is the director of Mafrig Global Foods Corporation in SA.

Alexandre Gama is Undoubtedly a Creative Entrepreneur

Alexandre Gama is undoubtedly a forerunner in creativity and advertising entrepreneurship in Brazil and Latin America in general. Born on June 1st, 1986, Alexandre Gama is internationally recognized for his multiple contributions to creative advertising in Brazil and as a pioneer leader in a global network of agencies. He is both a creative professional and a businessman specializing in the fields of advertising and communication.

Career

Gama’s career set off after he received his degree in Advertising and Communication from Armando Alvarez Penteados Foundation. He acquired a job as a copywriter and creative in 1982 at Standard Ogilvy and Mather, but later moved to DM9 in 1999 where he worked as a creative director. He became the most awarded creative director of his generation during his tenure in DM9. He has worked for other great agencies including Young and Rubicam where he was CEO and CCO.

Neogama

Gama ended his career at Young and Rubicam to establish Neogama, an advertising agency that recorded the fastest growth in its first three years of inception. Neogama went on to partner with BBH in 2002 with Gama as the major shareholder. It was later acquired by Publicis Groupe in 2012, but disbanded in 2016 after the earn-out period had elapsed.

Awards

Apart from his numerous awards in his career, Gama won numerous awards through Neogama including “2002 Agency of the Year” and two golden lions in Cannes. He won “Agency Director of the Year” from the PPA in 2006 and the Cabore Award as the “Entrepreneur of the Year in the Communications Industry” in 2007.

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