Ryanair has appointed John Hurley as its new chief technology officer. Mr Hurley will join the airline on September 15 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

He will be responsible for developing and implementing Ryanair's digital and technology strategy and will head up a team of 200 people as he oversees the roll-out of the Ryanair Labs digital innovation hub.

The hub is based at Ryanair’s new Dublin campus in Swords