Molly McGuirk Appointed to Region Manager - United States; Mike Neugebauer Named Director - Global Operations & QHSE

Molly McGuirk Appointed to Region Manager - United States; Mike Neugebauer
Named Director - Global Operations & QHSE

HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RigNet, Inc. (Nasdaq:RNET), a
leading global provider of managed remote communications solutions to the oil
and gas industry, announced today the appointments of Molly McGuirk to the
position of Region Manager – United States and Mike Neugebauer to Director –
Global Operations & QHSE.

"I am delighted to be announcing these two management appointments," said Mark
Slaughter, president and CEO of RigNet. "Working with Molly over the past
three years at RigNet, I am confident in her ability and commitment to serve
the needs of our customers in the Continental United States and Gulf of
Mexico, and Mike brings deep knowledge of the remote communications industry
and years of experience. I feel these appointments are both in recognition of
the importance of customer service as a key area of focus for the continued
growth and success of RigNet."

McGuirk, who has been serving as director – global operations & QHSE, will
have profit-and-loss responsibility for RigNet's operations in the United
States, both offshore and onshore, as well as for international operations in
the Gulf of Mexico. She brings over 24 years of business experience to the
role, including general manager for electronic and physical security firm
Redhawk at United Technologies' UTC Fire & Security and IKON Office Solutions.
McGuirk has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Psychology from the
University of Oregon, an MBA from Marylhurst University and is a graduate of
United Technologies' Emerging Leaders Program held at the University of
Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business.

Neugebauer brings over 15 years of experience in the remote communications
industry, serving most recently as managing director, North America/Canada for
Harris CapRock Communications. He will be functionally responsible for the
development, implementation and management of global operations and QHSE in
order to support the regions in their service delivery and support with common
processes, systems and training. Neugebauer holds an Associates of Applied
Science in Satellite Communications from Mitchell Technical Institute and is a
veteran of the United States Army.

About RigNet, Inc.

RigNet (Nasdaq:RNET) is a leading global provider of managed remote
communications, systems integration and collaborative applications dedicated
to the oil and gas industry, focusing on offshore and onshore drilling rigs,
energy production facilities and energy maritime. 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
remote sites in over 30 countries on six continents, effectively spanning the
drilling and production industry. RigNet is based in Houston, Texas. For more
information, please visit RigNet is a registered trademark of
RigNet, Inc.

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