Global Power Equipment Group Announces Management Appointments

Global Power Equipment Group Announces Management Appointments

  *Tara Garcia Appointed Vice President, Marketing & Sales Force
  *Gary R. McCloskey Appointed Vice President, Manufacturing/Supply Chain and

IRVING, Texas, Nov. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Power Equipment Group
Inc. (Nasdaq:GLPW) ("Global Power") announced today that Tara Garcia has been
appointed Vice President, Marketing & Sales Force Effectiveness and that Gary
R. McCloskey has joined the organization as Vice President,
Manufacturing/Supply Chain and Procurement.

Luis Manuel Ramírez, President and Chief Executive Officer of Global Power,
commented, "We have created a leadership team both in our operations and in
our corporate offices that is focused on our goal to grow revenue and profits.
Tara has established herself as an effective leader within the Company. She is
now responsible for driving transparency across all of our businesses while
maximizing the effectiveness of our brands. Gary's significant experience
complements our culture of innovation and change. He is well qualified to lead
our process improvement initiatives and identify margin expansion
opportunities within our realigned organization through a more sophisticated
supply chain management process."

Ms. Garcia joined Global Power in February 2013 as Global Commercial
Excellence Director. Tara has over 15 years of experience in engineering
design and sales & marketing excellence supporting the chemical and housing
industries. She was most recently with NCH Corporation, LSP Products since
2008 where she held a variety of positions with increasing leadership
responsibility, including Director of Marketing & Sales Planning. Prior to
that, she was with Celanese Chemical since 1997 in a variety of positions
including Order Management Leader and Business Analysis Manager.

Mr. McCloskey brings over 28 years of experience in a broad array of
functional areas to the Global Power executive team. His experience includes
sourcing, supply chain, project management, product management, sales,
marketing, commercial operations and engineering. He was with GE's industrial
business since 1985, serving in a variety of capacities with progressively
increasing leadership responsibility, most recently as GM – North America P&L
Industrial Solutions.

About Global Power

Texas-based Global Power Equipment Group Inc. is a design, engineering and
manufacturing firm providing a broad array of equipment and services to the
global power infrastructure, energy and process industries. Through its
Services Division, Nuclear Services provides on-site specialty support, outage
management and maintenance services to domestic utilities' nuclear power
facilities; and Energy Services provides lifecycle maintenance and repair
support services for the industrial, oil & gas and utilities markets. With
over 40 years of power generation industry experience the Products Division
designs, engineers and manufactures a comprehensive portfolio of equipment for
utility scale natural gas turbines and electrical solutions for the oil & gas
industry and other industrial operations. The Company routinely provides
information at its website:

Forward-looking Statement Disclaimer

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of
that term set forth in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
These statements reflect our current views of future events and financial
performance and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. Our actual
results, performance or achievements may differ materially from those
expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Risks and
uncertainties that could cause or contribute to such material differences
include, but are not limited to, decreased demand for new gas turbine power
plants, reduced demand for, or increased regulation of, nuclear power, loss of
any of our major customers, cost increases and project cost overruns,
unforeseen schedule delays, poor performance by our subcontractors,
cancellation of projects, competition for the sale of our products and
services, shortages in, or increases in prices for, energy and materials such
as steel that we use to manufacture our products, damage to our reputation,
warranty or product liability claims, increased exposure to environmental or
other liabilities, failure to comply with various laws and regulations,
failure to attract and retain highly-qualified personnel, loss of customer
relationships with critical personnel, effective integration of acquisitions,
modification of preliminary 2014 outlook, volatility of our stock price,
deterioration or uncertainty of credit markets, and changes in the economic,
social and political conditions in the United States and other countries in
which we operate, including fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates,
the banking environment or monetary policy. Other important factors that may
cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the
forward-looking statements are discussed in our filings with the Securities
and Exchange Commission, including the section of our Annual Report on Form
10-K filed with the SEC on March 7, 2013 titled "Risk Factors." Except as may
be required by applicable law, we undertake no obligation to publicly update
or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise, and we caution you not to rely upon
them unduly.

CONTACT: Investor Relations Contact:
         Deborah K. Pawlowski
         Kei Advisors LLC
         (716) 843-3908

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