GulfMark Names Quintin Kneen VP of Finance

GulfMark Offshore, Inc. has appointed Quintin V. Kneen as Vice President-Finance. Previously, Mr. Kneen was Vice President-Finance & Investor Relations for Grant Prideco, Inc., serving in executive finance positions at Grant Prideco since June 2003. Prior to joining Grant Prideco, Mr. Kneen held executive finance positions at Azurix Corp. and was an Audit Manager with the Houston office of Price Waterhouse LLP. Mr. Kneen holds an M.B.A. from Rice University and a B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas A&M University and is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

"Mr. Kneen's experience in managing acquisitions and the related transitions will be an immediate benefit to GulfMark as we conclude the recently announced agreement with Rigdon Marine," said Bruce Streeter, President and CEO. "His past financial management experience, as well as his business development background, will also complement and expand the capabilities of our current management team.''