Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> June 14, 2010

Columbus Mckinnon Corp. – Karen L. Howard

Karen L. Howard is the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Columbus McKinnon Corp. She was elected CFO in 2006, having served Columbus McKinnon as interim CFO, Treasurer and Controller, as well as in other financial and accounting capacities since joining the company in 1995. Previously she was a Certified Public Accountant with Ernst & Young LLP. Profile
TWST: I would like to start with a brief history of the company. I believe Columbus McKinnon's roots go back some 135 years, no?

Ms. Howard: You are right, 135 years. We obviously have a long history.