EasyHotel chief financial officer Darren Mee has resigned “to pursue another opportunity”.

He will leave the ‘super budget’ chain on January 29 having had his resignation accepted by the board of directors.

A search for his successor will be commenced shortly, the company said this morning.

Chief executive Simon Champion said: “The board would like to thank Darren for his substantial contribution to the company this year and helping us achieve our successful listing on AIM.”