Over the years, growth and expansion has been a driving force at OSI Group, the world’s leading meat processing company. The company has expanded to new markets and achieved growth under the leadership of David McDonald, OSI Group’s president.
Recently, OSI Group acquired Baho Food, a Dutch-based company that supplies convenience foods, snacks and meat to retail and foodservice brands. David said Baho Food will complement OSI’s presence in Europe and its current processing ability to help them manage the complex demands of the food market. Baho has five affiliated companies with the factories in Germany and the Netherlands serving 18 countries in the continent. Baho Food’s management, including the managing director, John Balvers, will work with OSI Group to achieve the growth objective. Balvers commented that their combined strength will be an advantage in offering a wider portfolio of products.
OSI Group’s wide presence and excellent performance is a testament to David McDonald’s devotion to the company’s success. For more than 30 years, David McDonald OSI Group has demonstrated outstanding leadership where he has been able to achieve remarkable results in different market. Initially, he served the company as a project manager before being promoted to render his service as the president due to his impressive work. In addition, David serves as the chairman of North American Meat Institute. He has also been an independent director at Marfrig Global Foods S.A since 2008 after the company acquired OSI Europe and Brazil. He belongs to OSI Group’s board of directors and works at OSI International Foods, Australia as a director. David is an alumnus of Iowa State University where he graduated with a degree in animal science.
Speaking to CEOCFO Magazine, David McDonald said that since its inception, OSI Group has focused on achieving growth globally and to benefit their partners. They work relentlessly to ensure that they meet and exceed the expectations of their customers. They also involve their clients through sharing information to ensure that they deliver the most effective and long term solutions to the food industry. Their response to customers’ needs has encouraged innovation at the company. OSI Group ensures they offer secure and quality food products that meet the highest safety standards in the industry.
Todd Lubar once had a major life setback following a business deal that went sour. In describing how he responded to the unfortunate event, he says that he changed the way that he looked at the world, evaluated what other avenues were accessible and forged ahead, reshaping the impact that the event would have on the outcome that he desired.
A passionate mortgage lender with more than 20 years’ experience helping families and individuals fulfill their own home ownership dreams and earning him a reputation as one of the top ranked mortgage originators for 25 years in the process, Lubar knows how to make his visionary outlook work for others.
According to Hackronym, Lubar’s business acumen has also been responsible for his successes in his other financial ventures in demolition, recycling and operating a nightclub. He attributes his successes to hard work, taking action to actualize his dreams and not letting temporary setbacks create a permanent barrier between him and his goals. He states that helping people with needs overcome their own obstacles and realize their dreams is the motivating force driving his work.
After earning his bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University, Lubar began his career in the mortgage industry working for Crestar Mortgage Corporation from 1995 to 1999. His exceptional performance at Crestar helped him land his next position at the Arlington, TX-based Legacy Financial Group, where his efforts assisted with getting the company’s mortgage loan volume to several hundred million dollars. After 6 years with Legacy Financial, Lubar accepted the position of Senior Vice President of the Charter Funding division of the Magnus Financial Corporation.
About Todd Lubar
Coming from humble beginnings, Todd Lubar began his education at Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC and The Peddle School in Mercer County, NJ. Lubar graduated from Syracuse University in 1995 with a degree in Speech Communications and rhetoric. You can visit LinkedIn to know more.
Today, Todd Lubar holds management positions as both the Senior Vice President of Legendary Financial, LLC, a commercial lending source for private individuals and businesses and as President of TDL Global Ventures, LLC, a seed accelerator that assists startup firms. These positions allow him to continue his rewarding work helping people and businesses reach their goals.
Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer, also known as “Duda”, is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Brazil. In 1998 he graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul with a degree in Business Administration. He later went on to acquire an MBA from Harvard University. Duda began his career back in the United States, working for the Delphi Corporation as a senior analyst and Box Top Media as its CEO. More details can be found on Crunchbase.
Back in Brazil he began working in the financial and marketing industry, working for the likes of Sweet Sweet Way and Booz Allen & Hamilton. In 2004 Duda began working for the RBS Group as their Director General for the National Market.
In an article on Estadao, the RBS Group is a media conglomerate in Brazil that works with several forms of content through newspaper, television, radio, and internet portals. He became Vice President of Market and Business Development in 2008 and Executive Vice President of the company in 2010. In 2012, he succeeded his uncle Nelson Pacheco Sirotsky as the company’s CEO.
Again in 2012 Eduardo Sirotsky Duda assumed the executive presidency of RBS, as part of a succession process that had been planned to improve the company’s governance. Under his leadership, the company has become recognized as one of the top three media companies in the country because of the value they bring to their audiences. In 2015, RBS began undergoing massive changes within the company, resulting in Duda accumulating the Presidency of the Board of Directors of RBS, while another member took over as CEO of its media companies.
Dude Melzer is well-known for being a speaker in several forums on international and national levels. He has led discussions for organizations like the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers and the Institute of Business Studies.
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