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Koch Named Environmental, Health & Safety Manager for CTB, Inc.

John Koch
Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

MILFORD, Indiana, U.S.A. — John Koch has been named Environmental, Health & Safety Manager for CTB, Inc., according to Michael J. Kissane, Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer for CTB, Inc. In his new role, Koch will implement policies and programs to manage CTB’s compliance with employee safety laws and regulations and environmental laws and regulations, and to promote a safe and healthy workplace.

Before joining CTB, Koch gained 15 years of leadership and managerial experience, most recently as the Senior Environmental, Health and Safety Manager for a major recreational vehicle manufacturer in Elkhart, Indiana where he managed the environmental, health and safety of programs across 10 locations, ensured OSHA compliance, and implemented safety initiatives. Prior to his career in the manufacturing sector, Koch served in the Army National Guard as a Combat Engineer/Specialist where he was deployed in Iraq for three years.

Koch is a graduate of Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Insurance and Risk Management. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Occupational Health and Safety Management, a Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership, a Master of Science degree in Human Resources, and a Master of Business Administration degree, all from Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, Alabama.

A native of Niagara Falls, New York, Koch currently resides in Winona Lake, Indiana.

CTB, Inc. (, a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary, is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of solutions developed with the goal of equipping its customers to join it in Helping to Feed a Hungry World®. CTB’s customers use its products for preserving grain; for raising pigs and poultry to harvest meat and eggs; and for processing poultry, fish and other foods. CTB deploys its financial strength to grow via a product-driven focus, strategic acquisitions, an expanded global physical presence and best-cost manufacturing. The company is headquartered in Milford, Indiana, U.S.A., and employs 3,000 people worldwide.

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