Google Wallet loses senior exec

Google Wallet loses senior exec

03 APR 2014

Peter Hazlehurst (pictured), director of product management for Google Wallet, has left the company with his destination unknown, according to Re/code.

The search giant has been moving the under-performing wallet away from its original tap-to-pay strategy, and it was Hazlehurst who blogged about some of the changes last autumn.

New features included P2P money transactions which enable users to send money from their smartphone to anyone in the US with an email address from their wallet account, bank and debit/credit card.

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Richard is the editor of Mobile World Live’s money channel and a contributor to the daily news service. He is an experienced technology and business journalist who previously worked as a freelancer for many publications over the last decade including...

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