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Hill International Promotes D. Simon Mortimer to Senior Vice President

PHILADELPHIA & ATLANTA, April 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that D. Simon Mortimer, C.Eng., MICE, MRICS, CCP, LEED AP, has been promoted to Senior Vice President in charge of the Technical Core Team (Americas) for Hill’s Project Management Group.

Mortimer, of Hill’s Atlanta, Georgia office, has more than 35 years of experience in project management, financial planning, construction budgeting and accounting, client liaison, legal administration and contract negotiation. Prior to his promotion he was Vice President in charge of the Technical Core Team, which provides technical resources and internal quality management and oversight for Hill’s project management operations in the Americas. Mortimer earned his B.Sc. in civil engineering from City University London. He is a Chartered Engineer, a Certified Cost Professional, and a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional. Mortimer is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

“Simon has done an outstanding job of developing best practices, improving communication and establishing higher standards throughout our Project Management Group,” said Raouf S. Ghali, Hill’s Chief Operating Officer. “He is well deserving of this promotion,” added Ghali.

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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