Named CEO in April 2022, Mr. Coffey led the company’s acquisition of Rabern Rentals, a key component of the company’s strategic margin enhancement and growth plans. He joins the company with more than 25 years of experience, primarily in rentals and manufacturing and operations management in heavy equipment, from general construction to mining, and other specialized industry niches.
Mr. Coffey has held senior-level positions including Director, General Manager, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Operating Officer for public and private companies, and has a proven track record as an operations leader integrating, consolidating, and managing facilities and executing M&A transactions on four continents.
Manitex International’s Executive Chairman David Langevin commented, “We are pleased to see the commitment and vision Michael brings to us at Manitex, and the Board and I are working closely with Michael and the entire Manitex team to drive further growth in the company and expand our global footprint. We have the utmost confidence in Michael and look forward to reaching new corporate milestones and higher levels of financial performance under his leadership.”