International executive search firm Global Sage has announced the hiring of James Lawrence-Brown. Lawrence-Brown is a specialist recruiter in the derivatives and structured finance sectors and his work will see him based in Hong Kong and Tokyo. He will work closely with Matthew Miller and report to John Wright, founder of Global Sage.

Lawrence Brown joins Global Sage from Alexander Mann Global Markets and Stephens Associates. "We are delighted to welcome James into our practice. His dedication and knowledge of equity and debt structured finance will give our firm an edge in serving our clients not only in Asia but also in Europe," said John Wright, founder of the Global Sage Group.