According to published reports Monday, Google has made another significant acquisition.
This time, however, the “get” isn’t a company. It’s a person. As it turns out, Google has secured the services of free app store GetJar’s CMO Patrick Mork.
Marketing Week is reporting that Mork will serve as Google’s new marketing director for mobile applications.
Mork joins as Google looks to build on Android’s market share lead against Apple, by adding more members to its mobile team and as it gears up to launch mobile contactless payment as part of its “mobile wallet”.
Current plans call for Google to reveal new additions to the company’s mobile apps-related team in the near future.
The growing talent pool at Google underscores the Internet search giant’s heightened interest in mobile apps and social media – an obvious reality given the recent official launch and mega-push behind Google’s upstart social network, Google+