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Ashtead Boosts Regional Sales Team

Global subsea equipment solutions specialist, Ashtead Technology has strengthened its UK team with the appointment of Stuart Murray as regional sales manager.

With a career spanning more than 10 years in the subsea industry, Mr Murray joins Ashtead from iSurvey, where he was business development manager for the company’s survey and cable installation activities. Prior to this he held a number of business development and engineering roles with Bibby Offshore, Viking SeaTech and Veripos.

Based in Aberdeen, Mr Murray will be tasked with driving sales and business development activities across Europe. He will take over the reins from Kevin Murray who after nine years with Ashtead, has relocated to the company’s Abu Dhabi base to further develop opportunities in the Middle East.

David Mair, business development director of Ashtead Technology, said: “At the heart of our approach is helping clients reduce project cost and risk so they can focus on their core competences. Stuart’s industry experience, coupled with his in-depth knowledge of subsea equipment, will provide additional value to both existing and potential customers as we embark on the next stage of our growth strategy.”

Commenting on his appointment, Mr Murray said: “Ashtead is a company which I have long admired for its strong reputation and rich heritage. I am looking forward to working closely with my new colleagues around the world as the company continues to develop and grow.”

Founded in 1985, Ashtead Technology is a leading, independent subsea equipment solutions specialist serving customers in the international energy industries across the globe. Backed by Buckthorn Partners, Arab Petroleum Investment Corporation and Forum Energy Technologies, Ashtead employs more than 130 staff in Aberdeen, Abu Dhabi, Houston, Halifax, London and Singapore.

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