PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has expanded its Board of Directors from seven to eight members and added Steven R. Curts as a member.
Curts has over 30 years of experience, primarily in technology and business services. He has served as Chief Strategy Officer for American Express Global Business Travel since May 2014. Prior to that, Curts was a Vice President with Dell, Inc. from November 2009 to December 2013. Before that, he worked for 20 years with Perot Systems Corp., in numerous roles, including President of its Commercial Solutions Group, Vice President of Corporate Planning and Financial Operations, and Vice President of Finance. Curts earned his B.B.A. in accounting from Southern Methodist University.
"Steve has outstanding financial and operational experience at some of the most outstanding companies in America," said Irvin E. Richter, Chairman of Hill's Board of Directors. "We look forward to Steve's participation on our Board and expect that he will contribute greatly to our company's continued success," added Richter.
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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