April 24, 2014 – International search firm Astbury Marsden has added Gareth Sowter in its London office as director of its energy practice and Sandip Kotecha in Singapore as head of business technology. With 18 years’ experience in the recruiting industry, Mr. Sowter most recently served as CEO of NRG Selection Ltd (NRG). Mr. Kotecha was previously an associate director at Red Commerce. “We’re very pleased to welcome Gareth and Sandipto our team, as we expand both in the UK and internationally as recruitment activity gathers pace,” said Jonathan Nicholson, managing director. Astbury Marsden is an international recruitment firm delivering mid to senior level talent to financial services, energy and business services clients.