Joining the firm in 1975, Saven is chairman of Mazars South Africa, based in Cape Town and was chairman of the Praxity Africa & Middle East region in 2007.
Saven will replace the outgoing chairman Rick Anderson, who is a senior partner and former chairman of Moss Adams, at the end of his three year term.
Assisting Saven in his role will be Gordon Krater, vice chairman and governing council member, with more than 30 years’ experience as the managing partner of Plante Moran, Praxity member firm in the US.
Praxity is represented in 102 countries by 65 firms with more than 2,800 partners and 27,000 independent professionals.
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