Ramaphosa appoints Edward Kieswetter as new Sars Commissioner

Edward Kieswetter. Picture: Business Pulse International screengrab.

Edward Kieswetter is the new Commissioner of the South African Revenue Service (Sars).

President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed him on the recommendation of a panel led by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.

Kieswetter – deputy Sars Commissioner from 2004 to 2009 - starts his five-year contract on 1 May.

He is a former CEO of the Alexander Forbes Group.

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