Hill International Promotes Four Middle East Executives to Senior Vice President

PHILADELPHIA and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today the promotion of four executives to the position of Senior Vice President with the company's Project Management Group.

Osama A. Abusitta, of Hill's Riyadh, Saudi Arabia office, has more than 30 years of project management experience, in the United States, the United Kingdom and the Middle East. His experience includes managing large mixed-use, healthcare, educational and commercial projects. Abusitta earned his B.S. in civil engineering from California State University at Chico.

Dr. Adel K. Jemah, of Hill's Jeddah, Saudi Arabia office, has more than 25 years of experience in structural engineering and project management. Prior to joining Hill, Dr. Jemah was Chief Executive Officer for TPM and was a lecturer at the Cardiff School of Engineering at the University of Wales. Dr. Jemah earned both his B.E. in civil engineering and his Ph.D. in structural engineering from the University of Wales at Cardiff. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer and a Chartered Manager.

Michael L. Jameson, FCIOB, of Hill's Doha, Qatar office, has more than 40 years of experience in program, project and construction management working on prestigious projects including mixed-use developments, shopping malls, hotels, telecommunication facilities, power, commercial and residential developments. Jameson earned his Diploma in engineering from Granville College and his M.Sc. in project management in construction from the University of Salford. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building.

Dr. Samer T. Tamimi, PE, PMP, of Hill's Abu Dhabi, UAE office, has more than 30 years of experience managing major transportation projects including light rail systems, high occupancy vehicle facilities, advanced intelligent transportation systems and bridges. Dr. Tamimi earned both his M.S. and Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is a registered professional engineer in Colorado and a certified Project Management Professional.

"We congratulate these outstanding professionals on their new positions," said Mohammed Al Rais, Regional President (Middle East) for Hill's Project Management Group. "We are confident that they will continue to grow our business in their respective regions," added Al Rais.

Hill International, with 4,900 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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