MARLTON, N.J. and ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that Howard H. Haynes Jr., P.E., CCE, has joined the company as Senior Vice President in charge of the firm's Construction Claims Group operations in Florida. Haynes is based out of Hill's Orlando, Florida office. Haynes has more than 25 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry. His expertise includes project controls, project management, cost engineering, contract administration, financial analysis, cost and price determinations, planning, scheduling, and construction claims analysis. Prior to joining Hill, he was Senior Vice President with Delta Consulting Group. Before that, Haynes was the President and Founder of Haynes Massa & Associates. He earned his B.S. in civil engineering from Texas A&M University and his M.S. in financial management from the Naval Postgraduate School. Haynes is a registered professional engineer in Florida as well as a certified cost engineer. "We are excited that Howard has joined Hill to lead our Florida claims operation," said Frank J. Giunta, P.E., Senior Vice President and Managing Director (Americas) for Hill's Construction Claims Group. "We are confident his experience and skill set will be a perfect fit for our firm and our clients," added Giunta. Hill International, with 4,000 employees 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 9th 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 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.