MARLTON, N.J., July 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that Shawn L. Pressley PSP, Hill's Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, has been named by the Burlington County Times to its "Forty Under 40" list of outstanding young professionals residing or working in Burlington County, New Jersey. Pressley, 35, works out of Hill's Marlton, New Jersey corporate headquarters office and is responsible for managing the company's Information Technology Department worldwide. He is a civil engineer with over 12 years of experience in the construction industry. Pressley earned both his B.S. in civil engineering and M.E. in civil engineering and engineering management from Widener University and his M.B.A. in management from LaSalle University. He is also a certified Planning and Scheduling Professional. "Shawn is well deserving of this honor," said David L. Richter, Hill's President and Chief Operating Officer. "He is an accomplished professional and a key member of Hill's executive management team," added Richter. Hill International, with 3,900 employees in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and construction claims and consulting services. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 9th largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com . Certain statements contained herein 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, 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 to differ materially from estimates or projections contained in our forward-looking statements are set forth in the Risk Factors section and elsewhere 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.