April 28 (Reuters) - Priceline Group Inc

* Priceline Group CEO Darren Huston resigns; chairman Jeffery Boyd appointed interim ceo


* Current Booking.com president and chief operating officer Gillian Tans has been named chief executive officer of Booking.com

* Interim CEO Gillian Tans named chief executive officer of Booking.com

* Huston resigned following an investigation overseen by independent members of board of directors of facts and circumstances surrounding a personal relationship

* Company will announce Q2 earnings on May 4th 2016


* Independent committee of board of directors overseen by Guyette will work to identify chief executive officer successor candidates

* "investigation determined that Huston had acted contrary to company's code of conduct" Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1 646 223 8780)