RigNet Names Keith Stewart Vice President – Global Operations, TSI

HOUSTON , June 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RigNet, Inc. (Nasdaq:RNET) announced today that Keith Stewart has been promoted to the new position of Vice President – Global Operations, RigNet TSI, based in Aberdeen, Scotland. Stewart is responsible for managing RigNet’s technical resources assigned to Telecommunications Systems Integration (TSI) projects, and for leading RigNet’s related Technical Services and MetOcean businesses.

Gerry Gutierrez, group vice president, RigNet TSI, commented, “Keith is highly deserving of this promotion within TSI, leading our technical resources as well as two related business areas, Technical Services and MetOcean. I am highly confident in his abilities and look forward to his contributions in his new and elevated role.”

Stewart previously served as RigNet TSI’s director, Projects & Quality. He has been with RigNet and a predecessor company (Nessco) since 2007. Stewart holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Honors) from the University of Aberdeen.

About RigNet TSI
RigNet TSI provides complete, multi-system, integrated, turnkey telecommunications and security packages for global oil and gas projects, both onshore and offshore. Each integrated package RigNet TSI delivers is unique and comprises a wide range of telecommunications, security and safety technologies within a single overall turnkey solution.

About RigNet
RigNet (Nasdaq:RNET) is a leading global provider of digital technology solutions to the oil and gas industry, serving offshore and onshore drilling rigs, energy production facilities and energy maritime vessels. RigNet provides solutions ranging from fully-managed voice and data networks to more advanced applications that include video conferencing and real-time data services to over 1,200 remote sites in 50 countries on six continents, effectively spanning the drilling and production industry. RigNet is based in Houston, Texas. For more information, please visit www.rig.net. RigNet is a registered trademark of RigNet, Inc.

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