ROB Crowther has been appointed as the senior manager of the business development team at KPMG in Cambridge. He joined KPMG in 2006 and has been working with the business development teams in London and Milton Keynes. Before joining KPMG, Mr Crowther spent several years working as a senior accounts manager for a national IT specialist, focusing on public sector and large corporate clients. Steve Muncey, senior partner in Cambridge, said: "Rob is a great addition to the team and comes at a time when we are seeing an increasing number of companies turning to us for advice on a range of business and tax issues. "I'm extremely proud that we continue to be successful in the local marketplace, and I'm delighted that Rob is on board at this crucial time as we work with the local business community on the long haul out of recession.