The shift at CEO for Connecticut-based comes at an awkward time for the Priceline Group because Hennessy, who’d been on the job since 2015, was leading a turnaround plan for, which had launched a new and substantial marketing campaign early this year. In addition, the Priceline Group has its own CEO search under way following the resignation in late April of Group CEO Darren Huston. He left the company following a revelation that he the married executive was involved in a sexual relationship with an employee. Priceline Group chairman Jeffery Boyd is currently serving as interim CEO of the Group, which includes Amsterdam-based as its largest brand, while a search for a new Group CEO is under way. Hennessy’s resignation does not appear to be related to the Group’s CEO search. The Group is believed to be looking for a CEO who has operated and scaled a global ecommerce company. Before becoming CEO in April 2015, Hennessy had been CMO of so he doesn’t appear to have had the operational experience that the Group is looking for in a CEO candidate. Get the full story at Skift