UPDATE: Former Alexander Forbes boss Edward Kieswetter appointed new SARS commissioner


- fin24.com | 4 months ago

Edward Kieswetter has been appointed as the new Commissioner of the South African Revenue Service, with effect from May 1, 2019, the Ministry of Finance said in a statement on Wednesday.

Kieswetter, a former group chief executive at Alexander Forbes, will serve a term of five years. Subscribe to Fin24’s newsletter hereThe decision was informed by the recommendation of the president, the ministry said.

'In secret'Earlier on Wednesday, Fin24 reported that the EFF objected to the process of choosing the new commissioner.

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