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Hill International Promotes 22 Executives Worldwide



Hill International Promotes 22 Executives Worldwide

MARLTON, N.J., Jan. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International
(NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today
the promotion of 22 executives to Senior Vice President and Vice President
throughout the company.

John A. Arnold of Hill's Athens, Greece office has been promoted to Senior
Vice President and International Corporate Counsel. Arnold has more than 30
years of experience in construction, construction law and engineering.  He
holds a law degree from the University of Kent at Canterbury, and he is an
English Solicitor as well as a qualified Civil Engineer.

Tracy M. Doyle of Hill's Marlton, New Jersey office has been promoted to
Senior Vice President with Hill's Construction Claims Group.  Doyle has more
than 20 years of business development experience in the construction industry.
 She holds a B.A. in economics from Colgate University.

Robert A. Ferguson, CCPM, LEED AP, of Hill's Houston, Texas office has been
promoted to Senior Vice President and Southern Regional Manager with Hill's
Project Management Group.  Ferguson has nearly 20 years of experience in
project management and has managed Hill's Southern Region project management
operations for the past four years.  Ferguson holds a B.S. in business
management from the University of Phoenix and he is a LEED Accredited
Professional.

Vincent D. Gallagher, P.E., P.L.S., P.P., of Hill's Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
office has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Director, Federal
Transit Group.  Gallagher has more than 30 years of experience in project
management, primarily on transportation projects.  He holds a B.C.E. in civil
engineering from Villanova University and is a registered Professional
Engineer in Delaware, Louisiana, Nevada, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Texas.
 He also is a registered Professional Land Surveyor in Pennsylvania and a
registered Professional Planner in New Jersey.

Gregg D. Metzinger of Hill's Marlton, New Jersey office has been promoted to
Senior Vice President of Global Recruiting and Staff Augmentation.  Metzinger
has more than 30 years of experience in human resources, recruiting, staff
augmentation and employee relations.  He holds a B.S. in personnel and labor
relations and an M.B.A. in personnel management from La Salle University.

John P. Paolin of Hill's Marlton, New Jersey office has been promoted to
Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications. Paolin has
more than 20 years of experience in marketing and public relations within the
construction industry.  He holds a B.S. in marketing from St. Joseph's
University and an M.B.A. from Rutgers University.

Matthew F. Baillie, LL.M., MRICS, of Hill's Edinburgh, Scotland office has
been promoted to Vice President and Executive Director with Hill's
Construction Claims Group.  Baillie has more than 30 years of experience in
construction law and claims.  He holds a Master of Laws degree, with a
specialty in construction law, from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow
and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Gary Blackburn of Hill's Leeds, UK office has been promoted to Vice President
and Executive Director with Hill's Construction Claims Group. Blackburn has
over 24 years of experience in construction and construction claims. He holds
a B.Sc. in quantity surveying from Salford University, a Masters of Law degree
with a specialty in construction law from Robert Gordon University at
Aberdeen, a post-graduate diploma in arbitration from the College of Estate
Management at Reading and is an accredited expert. He is also a member of the
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Katherine L. DeBari of Hill's Marlton, New Jersey office has been promoted to
Vice President with Hill's Information Technology Department.  DeBari has more
than 25 years of experience in strategic planning, business process design,
management, accounting and controls. She holds a B.S. in business management
from Elizabethtown College and is a member of the American Society for
Quality.

George E. Duda, P.E., of Hill's Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office has been
promoted to Vice President with Hill's Project Management Group.  Duda has
more than 30 years of experience in project and construction management,
engineering analysis and design, resolution of construction claims and
litigation support.  He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in civil engineering as
well as an M.S. in engineering geology from Drexel University.  Duda is a
registered Professional Engineer in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

James Duncan of Hill's Doha, Qatar office has been promoted to Vice President
with Hill's Project Management Group.  Duncan has more than 30 years of
experience in the engineering and construction industry.  He holds a B.E. in
civil and structural engineering from Sheffield University and is a member of
the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Chartered Institute of Building.

Benjamin Highfield, FCIArb, of Hill's Dubai, UAE office has been promoted to
Vice President with Hill's Construction Claims Group.  Highfield has more than
10 years of experience in claims and delay analysis, arbitration, contract
administration and civil engineering.  He holds a B.Sc. in civil engineering
from Manchester University and is a Chartered Engineer. Highfield is a member
of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a fellow of the Chartered Institute
of Arbitrators.

John L. Lindell of Hill's New York City office has been promoted to Vice
President with Hill's Project Management Group.  Lindell has more than 25
years of experience in construction and construction management, construction
documentation, contract negotiation and administration, permitting and
procurement.  Lindell specializes in the management of major commercial,
residential and hotel construction projects.

Stephen L. MacLennan, P.E., of Hill's San Ramon, California office has been
promoted to Vice President with Hill's Project Management Group. MacLennan has
more than 35 years of experience in engineering, construction and project
management. He hold a B.S. in engineering technology from California State
University at Sacramento. MacLennan is a registered Professional Civil
Engineer in California and he is a member of the American Society of Civil
Engineers.

Timothy P. McGoldrick, FRICS, FCIArb, of Hill's Daresbury, UK office has been
promoted to Vice President and Executive Director with Hill's Construction
Claims Group.  McGoldrick is an accredited mediator with more than 25 years of
experience in the construction industry. He holds a B.Sc. in quantity
surveying from Thames Polytechnic in London and he is a fellow of both the
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of
Arbitrators.

Kenneth C. Olup, P.E., of Hill's Bethel Park, Pennsylvania office has been
promoted to Vice President with Hill's Project Management Group. Olup has 25
years of experience in managing bridge and highway projects.  He holds both a
B.S. in civil engineering and an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh.
 Olup is a registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania.

Christopher Pedersen, FRICS, FCIArb, of Hill's Dubai, UAE office has been
promoted to Vice President with Hill's Construction Claims Group.  Pedersen
has over 30 years of experience in claims analysis, arbitration, contract
administration, surveying and procurement.  He holds a B.Sc. in quantity
surveying from Kingston Polytechnic and a Master's degree in arbitration and
dispute practice from Kingston University. Pedersen is a fellow of both the
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of
Arbitrators.

Charles B. Porter, CCM, CCP, LEED GA, of Hill's Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
office has been promoted to Vice President with Hill's Project Management
Group. Porter has nearly 40 years of experience in project and construction
management. He holds a B.S. in building construction technology from
Pennsylvania State University and an M.B.A. from California University of
Pennsylvania. Porter is a Certified Construction Manager, a Certified
Commissioning Professional and a LEED Green Associate.

Russell V. Pritchard, Jr., CCM, of Hill's Spokane, Washington office has been
promoted to Vice President with Hill's Project Management Group. Pritchard has
nearly 35 years of experience in project and construction management.  He
holds a B.S. in forest resource management from Ohio State University and an
M.S. in construction management from Texas A&M University.  Pritchard is a
Certified Construction Manager.

Michael J. Severs of Hill's Riyadh, Saudi Arabia office has been promoted to
Vice President with Hill's Project Management Group.  Severs has nearly 30
years of experience in project management.  He holds a B.A. in architecture
from Leeds Metropolitan University and a Diploma in architecture from
Humberside College. Severs is a member of the Royal Institute of British
Architects.

Philip D. Shenton of Hill's Daresbury, UK office has been promoted to Vice
President with Hill's Finance Department.  Shenton has more than 15 years of
experience in finance and accounting and their applications within the
construction industry.  He holds a B.A. in accounting from the University of
Central Lancashire.

Konstantine Tonas of Hill's Granite Bay, California office has been promoted
to Vice President with Hill's PCI Group subsidiary.  Tonas has more than 10
years of experience in software marketing and sales in the construction
industry.  He holds a B.A. in physics from the University of California at
Davis.

"We are fortunate to have a world-class management team that is committed to
making Hill the best professional services firm in the global construction
industry," said David L. Richter, Hill's President and Chief Operating
Officer.  "I congratulate all of these executives on their promotions and
thank them for their hard work and contributions to Hill's success," added
Richter.

Hill International, with 3,500 employees in 110 offices worldwide, provides
program management, project management, construction management and
construction claims and consulting services.  Engineering News-Record magazine
recently ranked Hill as the 8th largest construction management firm in the
United States.  For more information on Hill, please visit our website at
www.hillintl.com.

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Certain statements contained in this press release may be considered
"forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and it is our intent that any such statements
be protected by the safe harbor created thereby.  Except for historical
information contained in this press release, the matters set forth herein
including, but not limited to, any projections of revenues, earnings or other
financial items; any statements concerning our plans, strategies and
objectives for future operations; and any statements regarding future economic
conditions or performance, are forward-looking statements.  These
forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, estimates
and assumptions and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties.  Although
we believe that the expectations, estimates and assumptions reflected in our
forward-looking statements are reasonable, actual results could differ
materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking
statements. Important factors that could cause our actual results, performance
and achievements, or industry results to differ materially from estimates or
projections contained in our forward-looking statements include: modifications
and termination of client contracts; control and operational issues pertaining
to business activities that we conduct on our own behalf or pursuant to joint
ventures with other parties; difficulties we may incur in implementing our
acquisition strategy; the need to retain and recruit key technical and
management personnel; and unexpected adjustments and cancellations related to
our backlog.  Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from our forward-looking statements are set forth in the reports we
have filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  We do not intend, and
undertake no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.

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CONTACT: Hill International, Inc.
         John P. Paolin
         Senior Vice President of Marketing and
         Corporate Communications
         (856) 810-6210
         johnpaolin@hillintl.com
        
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         Devin Sullivan
         Senior Vice President
         (212) 836-9608
         dsullivan@equityny.com

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