ALICE, Texas, May 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Forbes Energy Services Ltd (Nasdaq:FES), a completions and production-related oilfield service company, today announced the promotion of Steve Macek to Executive Vice President of Well Servicing.

Based out of the corporate headquarters in Alice, Texas, Macek will oversee all functions of the company's well servicing operation, including conventional rig services, coiled tubing services and well abandonment.

Macek joined the company in April of 2007 and has more than 30 years of management experience in the well servicing industry.

President and CEO John Crisp stated, "Steve has been a critical part of our growth and has been successful at cultivating relationships with customers that have transformed into long-term business for the company. With his leadership and direction, we believe we can achieve a new level of growth."
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