MARLTON, N.J., Oct. 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that David L. Richter, Hill's President and Chief Operating Officer, was named a Fellow of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) at its recent National Conference held in Chicago, Illinois. Richter is one of only 58 Fellows to be so honored in CMAA's 30-year history. Richter has more than 20 years of professional experience, primarily in the construction industry. He joined Hill in 1995 and has been the company's President and COO since 2004. Since he joined the company, Hill has grown its revenues more than twenty-fold and is today one of the world's leading construction management firms. "The Fellow designation is the highest honor that CMAA bestows on an individual," said Bruce D'Agostino, CMAA's President and Chief Executive Officer. "It is a pleasure to congratulate David on being selected a Fellow," added D'Agostino. CMAA is the leading organization advancing professional construction and program management worldwide. Its membership is comprised of more than 10,000 public and private organizations, owners and individual practitioners. CMAA provides professional development, CM certification, advocacy and business opportunities to its members and the industry. For more information on CMAA, please visit their website at www.cmaanet.org. Hill International, with 3,300 employees in 110 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and construction claims and consulting services. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 8th largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com. The Hill International, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=5733 Certain statements contained in this press release may be considered "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and it is our intent that any such statements be protected by the safe harbor created thereby. Except for historical information contained in this press release, the matters set forth herein including, but not limited to, any projections of earnings or other financial items; any statements concerning our plans, strategies and objectives for future operations; and any statements regarding future economic conditions or performance, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, estimates and assumptions and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties. Although we believe that the expectations, estimates and assumptions reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause our actual results, performance and achievements, or industry results to differ materially from estimates or projections contained in our forward-looking statements include: modifications and termination of client contracts; control and operational issues pertaining to business activities that we conduct on our own behalf or pursuant to joint ventures with other parties; difficulties we may incur in implementing our acquisition strategy; the need to retain and recruit key technical and management personnel; and unexpected adjustments and cancellations related to our backlog. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements are set forth in the reports we have filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We do not intend, and undertake no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.