Mac Bank gets new head of taxi business

Former Cabcharge Australia Ltd executive Ewaz Barukh has been appointed managing director of Macquarie Bank Ltd's taxi business Lime Taxis.

Macquarie Bank banking and property group chief operating officer Steve Halpern said Mr Barukh, a former chief financial officer and executive director of Cabcharge, had a proven track record and strong leadership skills.

"Ewaz's experience will be invaluable to Macquarie's taxi businesses by helping secure significant growth in Lime, GPS and Apple taxi services, our innovative taxi payments and other taxi-related services," Mr Halpern said.

Mr Barukh, who will head up the bank's other taxi-related businesses such as Live Payments, has worked for Cabcharge for more than 22 years.