HOUSTON, March 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET), a leading global provider of customized systems and solutions serving customers with complex data networking and operational requirements, announced today the appointment of Trent J. Jabbia as Vice President of North America Sales. He will be taking responsibility for the North America sales efforts.
Mr. Jabbia brings over 18 years of professional experience with companies in the upstream oilfield services sector. During Trent's 12-year tenure at RigNet, he has held positions as a Field Engineer, Sales Executive, Offshore Sales Team Lead, and a Global Sales Executive. Prior to joining RigNet in 2005, Mr. Jabbia worked as a Senior Technical Professional for Halliburton, where he led a crew of service operator technicians in conducting highly technical downhole acquisition services at remote well sites on land and in the Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Jabbia holds a Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
"Trent has been a top performer in RigNet's Sales team since his arrival at RigNet over 12 years ago. Trent's reputation and expertise in the oil and gas industry will add significant value to our Sales team," said Jay T. Hilbert, RigNet's Senior Vice President, Sales. "We are excited that Trent will now lead our North America Sales team expansion with his extensive knowledge in delivering superior service and support to our customers."
RigNet (NASDAQ:RNET) is a leading global provider of customized systems and solutions serving customers with complex data networking and operational requirements. RigNet provides solutions ranging from fully-managed voice and data networks to more advanced applications that include video conferencing, crew welfare, asset monitoring and real-time data services. RigNet is based in Houston, Texas and has operations around the globe.
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