MARLTON, N.J. and SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that Anthony Marraro, PMP, DBIA, has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Northern California Regional Manager for Hill's Project Management Group. He will be based in the company's San Francisco, California office. Marraro has 28 years of program and project management experience. Before joining Hill, he was Vice President and San Jose Office Leader with HNTB Corporation where his focus was on the management of major transportation and infrastructure projects. Before that, he worked as Director of Planning and Development for ECC International. Before that position, he worked at Jacobs Engineering Group, Carter & Burgess, Zachry Construction and Fluor Corporation. Marraro earned his B.S. in marine biology and his M.S. in construction management from Texas A&M University. He is a Project Management Professional as well as a Designated Design-Build Professional. "Tony is a strong technical professional with great experience managing a project management operation," said Michael B. Smith, Senior Vice President and Western Regional Manager for Hill's Project Management Group. "We look forward to his leadership as we continue to expand our operations throughout Northern California," added Smith. Hill International, with 3,600 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 revenues, 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.