Joseph Doolan has accepted the role as senior vice president and CFO at Manitex International.

Manitex International has appointed Joseph Doolan senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective October 20, 2020.


Doolan, a CPA, since 1986, comes to Manitex with some 25 years of experience in senior financial executive roles at public industrial and financial services companies, following nine years at KPMG in its financial services practice.

He previously was vice president of finance for UCI-FRAM, a $2 billion international manufacturer of aftermarket auto parts. He also served as vice president, corporate controller and chief accounting officer at  APAC Customer Services. He also worked at such global financial services companies as CNH Capital (financial division of Case New Holland), GE Capital, and Heller Financial.

Manitex International CEO Steve Filipov said Doolan is an exceptional professional with the technical accounting experience and credentials, that will make him extremely valuable to the team.

“In addition to the CPA and international accounting resources he brings, he has a proven track record as a leader in financial reporting, planning and analysis, both internally and externally, making a positive impact on balance sheet management and expense controls wherever he has been,” said Filipov.

Laura Yu, the company’s current CFO since October 2018, announced her resignation effective October 2. She has agreed to remain in a consulting role at Manitex to oversee the transition.