RigNet (RNET) Elects Former KPMG Exec James Browning as Chairman

May 16, 2012 4:21 PM EDT
RigNet, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNET) board of directors has elected James H. Browning as non-executive Chairman.

Mr. Browning served as a partner at KPMG LLP, an international accounting firm, from July, 1980 until his retirement in September, 2009. He began his career at KPMG LLP in 1971, becoming a partner in 1980. Most recently, he served as KPMG's Southwest Area Professional Practice Partner in Houston. He has also served as an SEC Reviewing Partner and as Partner in Charge of KPMG LLP's New Orleans audit practice. Mr. Browning received a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Louisiana State University and is a certified public accountant. In addition to serving on RigNet's board as Co-Chairman and as Chairman of the Audit Committee, he currently serves on the board and Audit Committee of Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc., a publicly traded financial holding company. Mr. Browning said "I am honored to serve as RigNet's Chairman and look forward to working with the board and management to continue our strategic vision in serving RigNet's customers worldwide."

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