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Huw_HEADSHOT.jpguw Rothwell has 16 years Executive Recruitment experience including 13 years US experience. He is currently the US Regional Director of Petroplan based in Houston, TX where he is both responsible for spearheading the growth of this region and also conducting Search Assignments across the Oil, Gas & Energy sectors. Since 2003 he has successfully completed 62 searches with 37 clients from Fortune 500 companies such as Baker Hughes, ITW and United Technologies to smaller high growth companies such as Hercules Offshore. As a testament to the quality of his service 66% of his completed searches resulted in subsequent repeat business.
 
In September 2014 Huw joined Petroplan as the US Regional Director of Petroplan based in Houston, TX. Petroplan is a global organization delivering tailored recruitment solutions, contractor management and support services in the oil, gas and energy industry. Our success is driven by our exceptional network of candidates and clients, the knowledge and experience we have gained from 38 years in the industry and our unconditional commitment to an internationally consistent service offering.
 
Huw also sits on the board of the British American Business Council in Houston and is actively involved with the American Petroleum Institute, UK Trade & Industry, Scottish Development International and Young Professionals in Energy.
 
Prior to joining Petroplan, Huw graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 1991 and spent the next 7 years as an Infantry Officer in the British Army, reaching the rank of Captain. Huw joined Michael Page in the UK in 1998 before transferring to the United States in 2001 to assist in developing the New York City recruitment business. In 2003 he was promoted to set up a new regional office in Stamford covering all of Connecticut & Westchester County. In 2005 he was promoted to Director and gained responsibility for the New England Region with a number of teams in Stamford and Boston. In 2006 he was promoted to Executive Director and was given the added challenge of launching a new Sales & Marketing Recruitment business in the US. In 2007 Huw assumed responsibility for driving the growth of the Human Resources Recruitment business across the East Coast offices. In 2008 Huw was tasked with the launch & growth of the Legal recruitment business, a position he held until 2011 when he relocated to Houston and was promoted into a new role of Executive Director South Region USA, responsible for the launch & growth of all Michael Page International businesses across the region.