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Luis Lugo Jr. Promoted to Senior Vice President and Southeast Regional Manager

PHILADELPHIA and MIAMI, July 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that Luis Lugo Jr. has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Southeast Regional Manager with Hill's Project Management Group. Lugo will be based out of the company's Miami, Florida office.

Lugo has more than 30 years of leadership experience in the military and the private sector. He has extensive operations and business development experience supporting projects in the rail, transit, airport, energy, housing and educational sectors. Prior to this promotion, Lugo was Senior Vice President with the company's Construction Claims Group. Prior to rejoining Hill, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of PACO Group, a construction management firm. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Business Development in Hill's New York City office. Lugo holds a B.S. in liberal studies from the State University of New York at Albany and an M.A. in organizational management from the University of Phoenix.

"Lou's leadership abilities and track record of success make him the ideal candidate to lead our Southeast Region," said Thomas J. Spearing III, Regional President (Americas) for Hill's Project Management Group. "We are confident that he will build upon Hill's already excellent reputation throughout the region," added Spearing.

Hill International, with 4,800 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the seventh 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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