Exell has held senior positions with some of the UK’s foremost construction companies over the past 19 years, including Bam Nuttall, Hochtief, McGee and most recently five years at Erith.
Having overseen projects valued over £25m, he brings experience in the management of complex temporary works and concrete structures.
Hunt said his holistic approach and ability to negotiate business contracts, budgets and programmes will enable him to lead on all financial, quality and project performance requirements.
Paul Bland, John F Hunt’s CEO, said “We have been working on a strategy of growth throughout the business, and Scott’s in-depth knowledge of the sector, will greatly strengthen our team’s ambition and development progress.
“As a respected construction professional, his experience is a perfect fit for our self-sufficient delivery of major London projects.”