Mr Daman has financial and public company experience and has served as the company’s treasurer since August 2007 when he joined the company. He has also been Superior Offshore’s senior vice president of finance since November 2007.

From 2003 to July 2007, Mr Daman was a senior vice president for investments at financial services firm, Oppenheimer & Company.

Roger Burks, Superior Offshore’s current executive vice president and chief financial officer, will continue to serve in that role through March 31, 2008, and Randy Putman will continue to serve as the company’s chief accounting officer.

James Persky, Superior Offshore’s independent chairman of the board, said: We are grateful that Tom has agreed to step into this expanded leadership position. I am confident that his broad experience and strong financial skills will be invaluable to the company as we move forward.