Square Hires Former Google Exec As Business Lead

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4:51 PM EDT April 25th, 2013

Square has hired former Google Exec Francoise Brougher as its new Business Lead, the company announced in a press release.

“Simple technologies have an outsized impact when they are made available to everyone,” Brougher said in the release. “I love helping small businesses around the world find the tools they need to grow and be successful, so I’m thrilled to join Square which has made this its mission. I am very grateful to my colleagues and friends at Google for what we’ve achieved together.”

Brougher previously served as VP of SMB Global Sales and Operations at Google, and also has experience as VP of Business Strategy at Charles Schwab.

“Francoise is a perfect fit for Square,” said Jack Dorsey, co¬-founder and CEO of Square. “Her accomplishments in growing and managing large, global teams, and her focus on building simple, scalable solutions that empower millions of people, will have a huge impact on our company and our customers.”

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