PHILADELPHIA and BRACKNELL, United Kingdom, April 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that David L. Richter, the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, has been named a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
Fellowship is the highest class of membership in the CIOB. It is awarded only to those applicants who hold very responsible positions in their chosen field, who have brought distinction to construction and who have added to the prestige of the CIOB.
Richter has worked at Hill for 21 years. Prior to his current position, he served in a variety of roles at Hill, including President and Chief Operating Officer, President of Hill’s Project Management Group, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, and Vice President and General Counsel. Richter is a Fellow and past member of the Board of Directors of the Construction Management Association of America. He is also a member of the World Presidents’ Organization, the Construction Industry Round Table and the American Society of Civil Engineers. Richter earned his B.S. in management, his B.S.E. in civil engineering and his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and his M.Sc. in major program management from the University of Oxford.
“I am extremely honored to have received this recognition from the CIOB, a globally prestigious organization that does an outstanding job of promoting professionalism throughout the construction management industry,” said Richter.
The CIOB, founded in 1834, is the world’s largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. The organization is based in the United Kingdom and has a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction. The CIOB’s mission is to contribute to a modern, progressive and responsible construction industry, meeting the economic, environmental and social challenges of a global society. For more information on the CIOB, please visit their website at www.ciob.org.
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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