OSI Group continuity In Excellence

OSI Group, a leading global food supplier of value-added protein products has its headquarters in Aurora, Illinois, in the United States. It is a privately held cooperation which is spread all over the world, with more than 60 facilities in 17 countries.

Purchase of the Chicago Tyson Foods Plant

In June 2016, OSI Group bought the 200,000-square-foot facility of Tyson Foods plant for $7.4 million as documented by the Cook County Recorder of Deeds. Tyson Foods announced it’s closure plan for the Chicago facility and the Jefferson, Wisconsin plant, as early as November 2015. The facility had been preparing chicken dishes for the hospitality industry.

According to Caroline Ahn. the Tyson Foods spokesperson, the company were closing down the two facilities so as to improve its efficiency. She says that most of the employees working in the Chicago facility had already been absorbed by OSI Group while the workload of the plants had been distributed to other facilities within Tyson Foods company.

The facility is close by to the OSI industries, Chicago branch thus very fit to provide the necessary infrastructure for a continued business growth. “We are excited to have this facility as part of the broader OSI manufacturing network.” Stated Kevin Scott, the OSI North America’s, senior executive vice president, in an announcement.

Acquisition of Flagship Europe

In the same year, OSI Group managed to make an acquisition of the United Kingdoms foodservice supplier, Flagship Europe, dealers in poultry products, pies and dressings. “Adding Flagship to our OSI Europe business gives OSI a broader presence in Europe.” said the OSI Group president, David G. McDonald. With the evolving customer needs, the group is aiming to broaden its capabilities and offer the best services to its big customer base.

The chief executive of Flagship Europe said that they are excited of this new opportunity to work with OSI Group and get more exposure to the global market, something that will not only open new opportunities for them but also give them more voice in the marketplace.

Winners of the Globe of Honour Award

OSI Group is also one of the 2016 Globe of Honour Award winners, for excelling in environmental management together with 18 other organizations. This is an award from the British Safety Council who are on the lookout for organizations all over the world, that are able to demonstrate a wholesome application of environmental protection and health safety in all their operations.OSI Group Buys Former Tyson Foods Plant in Chicago

The British Safety Council were excited to give the award to OSI Group with their Chief Executive saying that excellence can only be achieved through great leadership which is evident in most award winners.OSI Group acquires Baho Food

Hussain Sajwani Makes His Way To Billionaire Status

In 2017, Hussain Sajwani was named as one of the ten richest people in the oil and gas-rich region of the United Arab Emirates with a personal fortune rated at more than $9 billion. Just how Hussain Sajwani became so rich and powerful in the UAE is the story of a man who seized each and every opportunity to build a successful business in many different industrial sectors which remain at the heart of the empire built by the Sajwani family.


Hussain Sajwani arrived in the UAE in the 1980s after completing his education at the University of Washington in the U.S. where he studied engineering and economics. The financial expertize of Hussain Sajwani led to him returning to the Middle East and the UAE to work with the Abu Dhabi Oil and Gas Corporation in the financial department; after only a few short years, Hussain Sajwani identified a gap in the market for food services for the thousands of workers making their way across the oil-rich regions of the Middle East.


Over the course of his career as a food service specialist, the brand created by the DAMAC owner has expanded to include many different areas of expertize for his food services brand which has grown to include services provided to military groups. One of the awards Hussain Sajwani is proudest of is the one received from the U.S. Military in honor of the impressive work completed by Hussain Sajwani’s food services company across the 1990s and early 21st-century. Learn more: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/dubai-billionaire-hussein-sajwani-ready-do-more-deals-trumps-n695566


It was in 2002, Hussain Sajwani made the business decision which would result in his fortune reaching billionaire status as he entered the luxury real estate market with an initial investment in the Dubai region. Proving himself to be a high-quality salesperson, Hussain Sajwani set out to lead the DAMAC Properties group he formed to success and sold the initial 34-story building in all prior to construction beginning on the project; the brand has continued to find success across many different parts of Dubai and recently began constructing golf course style resorts.

Hussain Sajwani Committed to the Cause of Solving Housing Problems in the Middle East Region

Hussain Sajwani is a world-renowned real estate developer and serves as the Chairman and CEO of DAMAC Properties. DAMAC Properties was founded by Mr. Sajwani in 2002 with the main objective creating more luxury homes and helping solve the housing crisis in Dubai and the Middle East region. Since its formation, DAMAC Properties has made tremendous achievement in the real estate sector and has grown to be the leading real estate agency in the whole of the Middle East region. Among the achievements that the firm has been able to accomplish within a short period include being listed in the London Stock Exchange LSE in 2013 just a year after its inception and also getting listed on the Dubai Financial Markets on January 2015 (http://www.arabianbusiness.com/the-world-richest-arabs-2014-574217.html?view=profile&itemid=574179#.WHgeI2QrIUs). Besides, the firm’s mega residential and commercial projects in countries such as Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi and Dubai have won several awards in the real estate industry. One notable project is the DAMAC Hills projected which is located in Dubailand has turned out to be one of the best golf community developments globally.

Hussain Sajwani DAMAC owner has the passion and the drive to see that the company’s clients become successful homeowners. DAMAC Properties has not only invested in the real estate sector but also in the hospitality industry. The company owns several luxury hotels and restaurants across the Middle East region. The hotels, restaurants, and luxury apartments are under different brands such as the AYKON Hotels and Resort and the DAMAC Maison Royale Hotels and Resorts among others. DAMAC hospitality business dates back many years ago when the company was contracted by the US army to provide food catering services during the Desert Storm operation. The company performed extremely well and was awarded other catering contracts in the Gulf, Bosnia, and Somalia.

Hussain Sajwani has partnered with iconic world figures such as the United States President Donald Trump in the real estate business. DAMAC Properties partnered with the Trump organization to develop the Trump International Golf Club. Hussain Sajwani has continued to partner with other members of the Trump family including his children Donald Jr. and Eric. To show his friendship during the New Years Eve Party, President Trump invited and acknowledged the Hussain Sajwani family. Learn more: http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/property/damac-chairman-relishes-his-roots