Facebook has hired a member of Google Inc's corporate development team to lead its fledgling merger and acquisitions efforts, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Amin Zoufonoun, a director of corporate development at Google, will join the world's No.1 Internet social network company, the source said. A Facebook representative confirmed the move.

(Reporting by Alexei Oreskovic, Editing by Maureen Bavdek)