Visa Inc. has hired Gavin Krugel to work on its global mobile team to help the card brand to reach unbanked consumers in developing economies, Visa announced Oct. 5.

Krugel will serve as head of consumer strategy and market activation for Fundamo, the South African mobile payments company Visa acquired in June for $110 million (see story).  Fundamo focuses mainly on working with mobile-network operators and banks in developing regions.

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