Industry Update
Appointment12 July 2013

Simon Champion

Named Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
At easyHotel Plc in London, United Kingdom

Simon ChampioneasyHotel, the budget hotel brand, headed by entrepreneur Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, has appointed a new Chief Executive to take charge of a major expansion programme aimed at putting value-for-money hotels into every major European city and beyond. Simon Champion joins the easyHotel team from Deutsche Bank where he was Managing Director responsible for equity research on consumer companies. Simon qualified as an accountant with KPMG, and for the past fourteen years has analysed the hotel industry for Deutsche Bank. easyHotel currently has 19 hotels spread from Edinburgh to Johannesburg, and from London Heathrow to Dubai, with more due to open shortly.

easyHotel Plc

Brought to you by Stelios the serial entrepreneur, easyHotel is his first entry into the budget hotel sector. Offering exceptional value, you’ll already find easyHotel in great city centre locations around the world and we’re growing all the time.
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Recent Appointments at easyHotel

Scott Christie - Interim CEO

22 November 2019 — The Board of easyHotel plc, the owner, developer and operator of "super budget" hotels, announces that Guy Parsons has decided to step down from his role as Chief Executive and will leave the Company on 21 November 2019.
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Guy Parsons - Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

18 August 2015 — Budget hotels operator easyHotel PLC recently announced it has appointed Guy Parsons as its new chief executive officer, with effect from August 10. Parsons is the former chief executive of Travelodge, the hotel chain, and has spent time in the past working for Whitbread PLC, the owner of Premier Inn, and French hotel group Accor SA.
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