EasyGroup has appointed a qualified lawyer to oversee its intellectual property.
Anthony Robb-John, who is currently head of commercial and legal at mobile phone content provider Monstermob Group, will become managing director of EasyGroup IP on 1 December.
He has also worked as senior associate at Corbetts law firm and vice-president at Two Way TV.
EasyGroup IP is the company that manages contracts between the EasyGroup businesses and their respective licensees and franchisees.
EasyHotel has its own management team but is a licensee of the "Easy" brand.
By Chris Druce