Matrix Service Company Announces Appointment of Liane K. Hinrichs to Board of Directors

Tulsa, Oklahoma, UNITED STATES

TULSA, Okla., June 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Matrix Service Company (Nasdaq:MTRX) — Matrix Service Company (Nasdaq:MTRX) today announced that it has appointed Liane K. Hinrichs to serve as a member of its Board of Directors following a temporary increase in Board size from seven to eight members. Ms. Hinrichs term commenced on June 5, 2018. The size of the Board will revert to seven when Board Chairman Tom E. Maxwell retires at the end of his current term, which will coincide with the 2018 Annual Meeting. Maxwell will have served 15 years at the time of his retirement.

“We are delighted to welcome Liane to the Board and look forward to the additional perspective she will bring based on her strong business, legal and industry expertise. We are also very grateful to Tom for his years of dedicated leadership and expertise,” said Matrix Service Company President and CEO, John R. Hewitt. “Tom’s seasoned leadership, strong guidance and expertise in the construction and energy industries has been invaluable to our growth, and to building long-term value for our shareholders. On behalf of the entire management team, I thank him for his insightful leadership and support.”

Hinrichs served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for McDermott International, Inc. (“McDermott”) until her retirement in 2017. McDermott is a global engineering, procurement, construction and installation firm serving the offshore oil and gas industry. From 1999 until 2008, Ms. Hinrich held positions of increasing responsibility at McDermott including Senior Counsel, Assistant General Counsel, Associate General Counsel, Corporate Compliance and Transactions, and Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.

She received her juris doctorate degree from Tulane University School of Law in 1982 and a Master of Law in Securities Regulation from Georgetown University in 1989.

About Matrix Service Company
Founded in 1984, Matrix Service Company (NASDAQ:MTRX) is parent to a family of companies that include Matrix Service Inc., Matrix NAC, Matrix PDM Engineering and Matrix Applied Technologies.  Our subsidiaries design, build and maintain infrastructure critical to North America's energy, power and industrial markets. Matrix Service Company is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma with subsidiary offices located throughout the United States and Canada, as well as Sydney, Australia and Seoul, South Korea.

The Company reports its financial results based on four key operating segments: Electrical Infrastructure, Storage Solutions, Oil Gas & Chemical and Industrial.  To learn more about Matrix Service Company, visit

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