St Modwen has appointed Michael Dunn as its new group finance director with effect from December 1.

Mr Dunn joins St Modwen from May Gurney Integrated Services plc, the AIM listed infrastructure support services business, where he spent five years as group finance director.

A chartered accountant, Mr Dunn was finance director of Carillion Building and Carillion Private Finance prior to joining May Gurney.

Bill Oliver, chief executive of St Modwen, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Michael to St Modwen at a time when the company has returned to profit and is looking to a period of growth.

"His experience of working for publicly-listed companies, combined with his sector knowledge will undoubtedly prove valuable to the business. I look forward to working with him to deliver the future success of the group.”