Pantel Names Patrick McKeon Chief Financial Officer

"At a Critical Economic Moment in our Country's History…it is Inspiring to See a Company Such as Pantel Continue to Grow When Most Others are Scaling Back"

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., April 13, 2009 - Pantel (www.panteltv.com), the worldwide leader in outdoor weatherproof TV and monitor solutions, is proud to announce that it has named Patrick McKeon chief financial officer. In this new position, McKeon will be responsible for managing the company's financial outlook and planning.


"As a young company, we have been growing very quickly due to our market leading and popular product mix," explained Joe Pantel, Chief Executive Officer of Pantel Corp. "Now, we need someone with the experience to help manage and bring us to the next level. Pat's education and background in different markets allows him to think outside the box. This will allow him to manage Pantel's financials in a way that will produce results across the board, both in the short and long term. We are excited to have Pat join the Pantel team."

McKeon spent a decade in the recording industry, working as vice president of Dr. Dream Records, the largest independent record company in Orange County, Calif. McKeon then began his career in corporate finance with Celtic Leasing Corp. in 1998, ultimately earning the title of senior account manager. McKeon then served as the CFO of real estate development company Sonojon, LLC. for four years. McKeon has earned BA degrees from Cal State University at Fullerton in both Accounting and Corporate Financial Management, as well as an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from CSU Fullerton. He also has a Calif. real estate broker's license and AA degrees in both construction technology and construction management.

"At a critical economic moment in our country's history, and the world's for that matter, it is inspiring to see a company such as Pantel continue to grow when most others are scaling back," said McKeon. "Pantel's personnel and diverse product lines have been the key to its past and current success. I look forward to helping Pantel grow well into the future."

Pantel products, including outdoor weatherproof LCD HDTVs and digital signage monitors, indoor waterproof "mirror" LCD HDTVs, outdoor speakers, and accompanying accessories, are available in customizable packages that include mounting solutions and dust covers.

For more information, including finding a dealer near you, please visit www.panteltv.com, email info@panteltv.com, or call 888 -726 -8350.

About Pantel
Pantel Corp., based in Orange County, Calif., is a worldwide leader in the design and distribution of high -end, weatherproof and water -resistant LCD television solutions and accessories for nearly unlimited indoor and outdoor applications. Pantel's product line consists of five screen sizes of outdoor weatherproof LCD HDTVs with integrated wireless distribution packages, four water/weatherproof "Mirror TV" screen sizes, wireless speakers, dust covers, consoles, and mounting solutions.

Pantel has created such products for use in both residential and commercial applications, such as in backyards, sports fields, restaurants, golf courses, amusement parks, and wherever entertainment, advertisement, and demonstrations would be hosted outdoors. Other such indoor residential and commercial applications include bathrooms/showers, spas, saunas, and wherever a customer wants video entertainment without fear of it being damaged by moisture.

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