Running a global company requires careful and professional guidance to ensure its stability and growth in all markets. Management of global markets necessitates keen observation of different factors such as government regulations, cultural nuances and talent pool.
OSI Group, a global food supplier, is one of the few international companies that have maintained a constant growth in the market. OSI Group’s President, David McDonald, said that they are strategically positioned in the global market. He added that there local management teams are well versed with local cultures and preferences. David went on to say that OSI Group’s ability to thrive in the global market is driven by the company’s efficiency in offering local solutions and power of global scale.
OSI Group is headquartered in Aurora, Illinois. It is a top supplier of value-added protein products like beef patties and sausage links. They also supply additional products like pizzas and sandwiches. The company has over 50 factories in 17 nations. Their clients include McDonald’s, Saizeriya, Subway, Yum, Burger King and Papa John’s. OSI has a strong presence in China where it has grown with the country’s economy for the past 20 years. In 2012, the company registered an impressive growth considering that they expanded their presence in other markets, including Geneva and Hungary. In addition, David McDonald said that OSI Group interacts with equipment manufacturers to ensure that they deliver products that promote food safety and quality.
With extensive experience of over 30 years in the food industry, David McDonald has been able to deliver impressive results at OSI Group. His extensive knowledge has seen him successfully guide employees under him to work towards achieving OSI Group’s goals. He is also talented in International Business. Previously, David was OSI Group’s Project Manager. Over the years, David McDonald OSI Group has climbed through the ranks to hold top positions having bigger responsibilities. He serves as the Chairman and Board Member of North American Meat Institute.
Since the late 2008, he has been an independent director at Marfrig Global Foods S.A. after the company acquired OSI Group operations in Brazil and Europe. David McDonald served as a director at OSI International Foods (Australia) Pty Ltd. He is an alumnus of Iowa State University.
Adam Milstein was born in 1952 in Israel. He is the managing partner at Hager Pacific Properties. Adam is a real estate investor as well as a philanthropist. He is the son of an Argentinian Father and a Mexican mom. Milstein’s father was a real estate investor and his mother a homemaker.
Milstein has a wife, Gila Elgrably, who he married in 1974. They have two daughters. Adam graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in business and economics in 1978 from Technion- Israel Institute of Technology. Milstein and his wife moved to the US in 1981. He went to the University of Southern California shortly after to study a master’s in business administration. He then worked as a sales agent in commercial real estate after he completed school.Milstein’s responsibility at Hager Pacific Properties is overseeing accounting, financing, and disposition. Hager’s primary focus is acquiring, rehabilitating and repositioning various properties. He and his wife formed the Adam and Milstein Family Foundation in 2000. The foundation helps Jewish kids get an education and also helps them identify with their Jewish roots.
Adam Milstein started Hager Pacific Properties when he felt that employers during his campus days did not appreciate his knowledge and life experience. Even though he was a master’s student, the companies offered him wages that were way below what undergraduate students were making. After three years as a broker in the real estate business, Adam became an investor in the same field.
Adam says that a business structure and a particular order of daily activities came after he had acquired more assets and completing more activities. He added that it was tough to have a solid business structure in the beginning. He also became a philanthropist after a couple of years in the real estate business, and he says joining philanthropy makes his day-to-day job feel satisfying.Adam says his secret to an illustrious career is very simple. When he gets an idea, he works very hard until it becomes a reality. He does not overlook anything in his daily activities and always does a follow-up.
Todd (https://www.tumblr.com/blog/toddlubar) started his journey as an investor in 1995 when he made his debut into the real estate industry. Within a few months of interacting with people in the field, he had realized that this was his passion and he wanted to spend the rest of his career helping others make great choices when investing in finance or real estate. He learned the model of conservative mortgage banking form the first financer he got for his first business deal. From the experience, he decided to spend a good amount of time network with the key players in the field who included CPAs, real estate agents, financial planners and other professionals. This has been the basis for his referral business.
Five years later, he decided to take a step further and acquire an equity position with the Legacy finance group. This expanded his ability to get capital to invest from the banks. He brokered loans to outsiders and also lent s a direct mortgage bank. Three years later, he opened up the Legendry Properties LLC, which was the next step in his real estate business. He made over 200 transactions with the company, which included family homes, and properties meant to house many families.
In 2003, he decided to expand his mortgage industry by establishing charter funding that had ties to the First Magnus Financial Corporation. This presented him with the opportunity to expand his business even further because of the amount of funds that were now at his disposal. He transacted more than 7000 different transactions, something that made him gain experience on handling almost all the loan situations that exist in the market.
Other businesses that he got involved in included a demolition company that he set up. It earned him contracts to demolish some of the largest buildings in the country. He also invested in scrap metal and recycling, a venture that was later sold.
According to crunchbase, Todd Lives in Bethesda, Maryland with his beautiful wife and two children. His passions away from work include spending time with his family and traveling for leisure. He still strives to be better and to make a positive impact on all the people he interacts with.
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Mr. Goodgame is known for his expertise in areas of brand recognition and product creation. However, he is highly skilled in sales, packaging, promotional campaign planning to improve sales. He has the leadership skills to take several ideas and create a unified vision. Kenneth Goodgame seeks to empower his colleagues. He allows them to make significant contributions that should help with the success of the company. He always has a long term vision for every company. He has thus established a solidified marketplace for himself. He is known to be one of the best retailers in the world.
Kenneth Goodgame is a person every company would like to have on their team. True Value Company has succeeded mainly because of Mr. Goodgame’s leadership skills. He has had an authoritative direction that has helped True Value. After he joined the company in 2013, he helped develop a clear marketing plan for the future. True Value increased its marketing and advertising programs. The nature of advertising was in a way not seen before. Goodgame succeeded highly with True value. He left a mark of success with a proper advertising plan.
True Value made a stir in the marketplace after Kenneth Goodgame joined the company. True Value grew its sales in a way they never thought they could. The company has posted gross earnings and profits only the second quarter revenue. Kenneth Goodgame portrayed his excellent skills in leadership and marketing.
Apart from working at True Value Company, Goodgame worked with Ace Hardware Corporation from 2010 to 2013. Throughout this time, the company was able to improve its sales by 4.5 percent. The company received an annual increase in stores by 300 percent.
Between 2008 and 2010, Mr. Goodgame served as the leader and president of Direct Factory Outlets and Baja Motorsports. He designed a proper retail division that improved the company’s marketing strategy. He saw an increase in growth of sales as a result of a reduction in the price of goods. The reduced price made the company boost its sales among consumers. The company made huge profits by selling standard products at affordable prices.
Ranking among top entrepreneurs calls for effort and dedication, something Don Ressler has achieved so well. Don Ressler’s dedication and the zeal to achieve his dreams are part of the drivers that pushed him to emerge a leader and become a successful entrepreneur. He runs several successful businesses that he founded and co-founded and he is regarded a great mentor for upcoming entrepreneurs.
Don Ressler built his career since more than 15 years ago and he seems to have an even better future due to the progress he has made so far. Don Ressler entered into entrepreneurship through the launch of FitnessHeaven.com, which dealt with fitness products through an online shopping system. The company ran for several years and it was the best idea he ever had because it allowed him to learn many things about entrepreneurship and running a business. It is through this company that he got the basics of online advertising and marketing his business to rank well in the competitive industry.
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In 2001, he made a decision that led to the sale of FitnessHeaven.com to Intermix Media. This transaction was meant to give him capital so he could pursue other better ideas. During the process, he was able to meet with Adam Goldenberg, whose ideas were inspiring and inclined towards great achievements. Their thinking was in sync, so they decided to venture into entrepreneurship as partners.
To start off, they founded Alena Media to work with online-based businesses by offering them marketing services. Alena Media was a great concept and its performance proved to improve into three years after inception. With increasing profit margins, the company gave them a reason to venture into bigger ideas and this pushed them to sell Alena Media in 2005.
After the company was sold, they started brainstorming to come up with a unique and strong idea. After many trials, they settled for Intelligent Beauty, an online-based beauty outlet. They founded the company in 2008 and it is today a profitable and stable business.
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JustFab is one of the biggest companies Don Ressler and Adam ever established. It became operational in 2010 and has continued to work on offering unique products through the online subscription system that allows members to access great deals. JustFab received $33 million initial funding in 2011 to facilitate the development of its infrastructure. Other funding received includes $76 million that was paid by Rho Ventures and others in 2012.
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Fernando is one of the few prominent individuals who started their career while in college. He began working as a volunteer at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Later, Raj worked his way up in different departments at Chicago board of trade from 1991 to 2001. He founded chopper trading in 2002. Under the governorship of Raj Fernando, Chopper Trading grew to employ more than 250 staff members and traded on various recognized firms such as CME, Nasdaq, LSE, ICE, Eurex Cantor Fitzgerald-espeed, and ICAP-Broketek.
Raj Fernando graduated from Beloit College with a bachelor’s degree in economics and history. He also attended the London University College.
Fernando made an enormous contribution to the work of the US Commodity Trading Future Commissions. He supports its mission of nurturing open, transparent, competitive and financially sound markets. In 2010, Fernando was appointed to speak as a panelist on the Commission’s discussion of disruptive trading behaviors. In 2015 Chopper Trading was sold to DRW Trading Group, another trading company that is based in Chicago. After selling his trading firm, Fernando launched an internet start-up known as Scoutahead. The company was designed to improve corporate and professional development and productivity with the help of secure and innovative communication system.
Raj Fernando takes part in several philanthropic activities in Chicago and the United States. He is a member of the Chicago Symphony board of trustees and serves on the PAWS Chicago board of directors. Raj is also a greater contributor to Clinton Foundation, Wounded Warriors and Big Brother Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago. Raj Fernando is the owner and chief executive officer of Scoutahead.com; he is also the ex-founder of Chopper Trading Company. Mr. Raj is a professional in the international financial markets and technological innovation that is actively involved in foreign policy organization. He is currently working as a member of the Foreign Policy Leadership Committee at the Brookings Institute. Fernando also works at the American Security Project as a board member. The president of the American security project Mr. Stephen Cheney claimed that the expertise of Fernando in cyber security is a perfect asset to the national security of their nation.
Keith Man is a New York-based entrepreneur and the current Managing Director of Dynamic Search Partners. Keith Mann is one of the company’s founders. The business was founded in the year 2001, and its primary focus is to provide hedge funds and alternative investments to its customers. The company also deals with major equity firms by providing them with search services and alternative staffing needs. The Dynamic Search Partners has been growing daily to a point it has served over 2000 clients mandates since its inception in 2001.
The growth of Keith’s company has led to its expansion, and it has started offering more services other than just providing staffing investments positions. Dynamic Search Services has grown to become one of the biggest database service provider of in the country. Under the leadership of Keith Mann, the company’s performance has been rising every day.
Keith Mann was born and brought up in Rochdale in the Greater Manchester area. Keith has been in the field of activism and protection of animals rights since 1982. In one of his books, ‘Dusk Till Dawn’ Keith explains his love for animals and how he first saved a rabbit from a hatch he passed by daily. He freed the rabbit after warning its owner its situation and he failed to act. Keith has been involved in several campaigns on animal rights.
Keith has also worked in the executive search industry for the last 15 years, and he has a great experience in the field. For the 15 years, Keith has been in the executive search industry; he has been able to launch Alternative Investment Practice in the year 2002. This made him discover that the hedge fund was one of the most rapidly growing markets, which were underserved by the search community.
In 2006, Keith extended offering the Alternative Investment practice to private equity firms, and it was a success. In 2009, Keith launched Dynamic Search Partners where he serves as the CEO of the company till date. Keith has been a successful entrepreneur who works on assisting people to hire investment and marketing strategies for their businesses.