New Vice President of product development Ripple was a former employee of Google Amir of Sarhangi, according to Reuters.

According to the profile of Sarangi on LinkedIn, he joined Ripple after left the position of Director of product in Google. There he led the development of innovative solutions for text messaging on the Rich Communication Services, designed to replace SMS messages.

Prior to that, Amir of Sarhangi worked in such well-known companies such as Vodafone and Deloitte. After that, he founded a startup Jibe Mobile, which in 2015 was acquired by Google.

By the beginning of Sarhangi will continue to develop global payment network RippleNet that aims to make payments between financial institutions quickly and efficiently.

ForkLog previously reported on commercial use of the product Ripple called xRapid, a feature which is the use of the token XRP.