New Sars boss sizes up task to restore ruined tax agency
I’ll need all the help I can get, says former Alexander Forbes CEO Edward Kieswetter
Newly appointed SA Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Edward Kieswetter says he will need all the help he can get as he seeks to restore a once world-class institution that was wrecked during the years of state capture. The Treasury said on Wednesday that President Cyril Ramaphosa had appointed the previous deputy commissioner, who has also been CEO of financial services company Alexander Forbes, from May 1 for a five-year term. He is part of the board that was appointed to clean up Transnet, one of the state-owned enterprises that was weakened by rampant corruption and mismanagement over the past decade. If you are already a subscriber, please click on the following link to go to the full article: I will need all the help I can get, says new Sars boss If you would like to subscribe to BusinessLIVE to read the full story, please click here.