KPMG in Kazakhstan and Central Asia announces an appointment of a new Managing Partner

New Managing Partner


Saken Zhumashev will replace Assel Khairova as a Managing Partner from 1 December 2018.

Assel has worked at KPMG in Kazakhstan and London (UK) in total for 21 years. She is a holder of the Kazakhstan Auditor license and US CPA with significant experience in working with leading international companies in the ENR sector. Under Assel’s leadership KPMG in Kazakhstan and Central Asia has shown strong progress in terms of both revenue and team size. Assel will leave the firm on 31 March 2019. KPMG in Kazakhstan and Central Asia expresses gratitude to Assel for the huge contribution she has made to developing the Kazakh practice over the years.

Saken, Partner of KPMG in Kazakhstan and Central Asia, has professional experience for more than 15 years. Most of his professional career he devoted to KPMG where he started development of Management and Risk consulting and as a result led business to the largest consulting practice in Central Asia. Saken specializes on complex projects related to transformation and automatization of the companies’ operations, as well as on promoting institutional and economic reforms in Central Asia, Russian Federation and countries of the European Union.

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