updated 1/21/2011 1:19:08 PM ET 2011-01-21T18:19:08

MARLTON, N.J. and NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that Luis Lugo Jr. has joined the company as a Vice President. In his new position, Lugo will focus on business development for the Northeast Region of Hill's Project Management Group.  He is based in the company's New York City office.

Lugo has nearly 30 years of leadership experience in the military and the private sector. Prior to joining Hill, he spent ten years in various positions with PACO Group, a construction management and program management firm, most recently as Senior Vice President and Regional Manager. Prior to that, Lugo spent 20 years in the U.S. Army. He earned his B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany and his M.A. from the University of Phoenix.

"Lou brings an in-depth knowledge of our industry, a keen insight into our clients' needs and superior relationships throughout our region—he is a great addition to our team," said D. Clarke Pile, P.E., Hill's Senior Vice President and Northeast Regional Manager.

Hill International, with 2,600 employees in 90 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 .

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