USD School of Law Alumnus Michael J. Kissane ’82 (JD) Named CTB Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

Michael J. Kissane ’82 (JD) Named CTB Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

Michael J. Kissane

SAN DIEGO (February 2, 2021) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumnus Michael J. Kissane, ’82 (JD), has been promoted to executive vice president and chief administrative officer for CTB, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary and a leading global designer, manufacturer, and marketer of solutions developed with the primary goal of equipping its valued 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 and employs 3,000 people worldwide.

In his new role, Kissane will be responsible for overseeing CTB’s legal, human resources, transportation, people development and recruiting functions, as well as participating in the execution of corporate policies and initiatives.

Kissane began his career as a practicing attorney in San Diego. He joined CTB in 1992 as vice president, general counsel and secretary for the company. Kissane has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Indiana University, in Bloomington, and he received his juris doctor degree from USD School of Law. A native of Warsaw, Indiana, Kissane resides in the Warsaw area.

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Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world.  The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.  The law school's faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 36th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 22nd nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.


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