RigNet Names Keefover as Director of Global Operations

Houston-based RigNet, Inc. has named Brian Keefover as Director of Global Operations.  Keefover will be responsible for driving operational excellence throughout RigNet's global organization.

Keefover joins RigNet from fellow remote communications provider, CapRock Communications, where he
served most recently as director of operations, North America. Prior to that, he worked for a number of years at
Schlumberger in a range of IT and remote communications roles of increasing responsibility, including working on the integration of fellow provider, DMS, into the Schlumberger family. He also worked at IWL Communications, a predecessor company to CapRock, further grounding him in the remote communications industry. Other experience includes serving as a field engineer for IDB WorldCom and as a satellite communications specialist for the U.S. Army Signal Corps.

RigNet’s CEO and president, Mark Slaughter, said of the appointment, "Brian brings to the global operations role a wealth of skills, experiences, and accomplishments from his long tenure within the remote communications industry. We are most excited to be adding him to our leadership team and look forward to what we know will be significant contributions at RigNet."