Signal International Announces Appointment of COO

Signal International is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Ron Schnoor to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective immediately. Mr. Schnoor will oversee operations for Signal's Mississippi and Texas facilities with primary responsibilities for project management, planning, engineering, manufacturing, and procurement. In addition, Quality Assurance and Health, Safety, and Environmental services will report to him.

As COO, Mr. Schnoor will report directly to Richard Marler, Chairman, CEO and President of Signal. "Ron's experience, dedication and proven track record make him uniquely qualified for the job," said Richard Marler, CEO. "Ron will continue driving operational improvements and I look forward to him further improving all company operations in his expanded role."

Schnoor joined Signal International as part of the start up management team when Signal was formed in January 2003. Prior to his current appointment Mr. Schnoor served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Mississippi Operations. He will continue in that role in addition to his COO duties.