RigNet Names New CEO

Houston-based RigNet, which provides IT and other technology and managed services to the oil and gas industry, said Tuesday that it has named Steven E. Pickett as its new CEO and President. Pickett replaces interim CEO Marty Jimmerson. Picket was most recently CEO and President of 21st Century Towers, and also served at WesTower Communications, Telmar Network Technology, and other firms; he also is on the board of QuEST Forum. RigNet said it was assisted by SpencerStuart in the CEO search.