David Hurwitz

David Hurwitz

Chief Executive Officer, Transaction Capital

In the company since


Years in the industry



In 2005, David joined Transaction Capital’s founding shareholders to acquire African Bank’s Commercial Vehicle Finance division (now SA Taxi). Shortly thereafter Transaction Capital was formed, where David established and led the capital markets team for five years and then served as the CFO of SA Taxi for 18 months. He was appointed to Transaction Capital’s main board as group chief risk officer in April 2012 and thereafter served as the group CFO. In January 2014, David was appointed as the group CEO of Transaction Capital Limited. David is a chartered accountant, having served his articles at Grant Thornton, Johannesburg. He has been active in debt capital markets since 1997, holding employment at a specialist structured finance organisation and a large local bank.