Expansion at big four firm

Senior additions to enterprise team at KPMG

Craig Cavin and Ross MarshallCraig Cavin has been appointed head of enterprise consulting at KPMG in Scotland and Ross Marshall joins as a tax director.

The pair will be based in Glasgow and their recruitment marks a significant expansion of KPMG’s enterprise team in Scotland, which was launched in October 2014 to support the growth of privately-owned businesses. 

During his 13 years in London and overseas, Mr Cavin held senior operational and financial roles as chief executive and chief financial officer with a number of international organisations.

Prior to joining KPMG, he worked as a senior director in the private equity performance improvement team at global professional services firm Alvarez and Marsal.  Working closely with management teams, he led the implementation of financial and operational transformation programmes for private equity owned businesses across a wide range of sectors.

In his new role he will focus on helping Scottish companies identify and implement sustainable profitability, working capital and operational process improvements. 

Mr Marshall was previously director in the corporate tax team at BDO and prior to this, spent nine years at PwC in its private business team. He has gained in-depth knowledge of the Scottish marketplace and experience of working with international clients on their cross-border transactions; advising UK and international businesses on MBOs, group reorganisations, tax and employee share schemes, R&D and intellectual property structuring.

As tax director, Mr Marshall will specialise in advising entrepreneurs and their businesses on a range of tax matters including restructuring work, corporation acquisitions and disposals, right through to general corporate and personal tax advice. 

Phil Charles, head of enterprise in Scotland and senior partner for KPMG’s Glasgow office, said: “Their combined knowledge will provide invaluable insight and advice for clients and we’re confident we have the right people in place to continue driving our business forward.”

Photo: Craig Cavin and Ross Marshall

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