updated 6/1/2011 9:46:30 AM ET 2011-06-01T13:46:30

MARLTON, N.J. and PHILADELPHIA, June 1, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that Peter J. Wallace has rejoined the company's Construction Claims Group as a Senior Vice President.

Wallace, who is based in Hill's Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office, has more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry on process, petrochemical, power, industrial and public infrastructure projects. In particular, he has significant experience in risk management, process design and improvement and oversight of major capital programs.  He also possesses extensive experience with the preparation, arbitration and litigation of complex engineering and constructions claims on a wide variety of assignments. Prior to rejoining Hill, Wallace founded the Capital Projects Consulting practice of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, and spent 15 years in the practice most recently as Principal. During his tenure at Deloitte, Wallace served clients on some of the largest infrastructure projects in the United States, including advising the Governor of Massachusetts on the "Big Dig" and the Bay Area Toll Authority on the new Oakland Bay Bridge.  Before that, he was one of Hill's earliest employees, joining the company in 1977, the year after it was founded, and leaving in 1996 as a Senior Vice President. During his time with Hill, Wallace led some of Hill's largest assignments including the Channel Tunnel project for Eurotunnel.

"It is a real pleasure having Peter back as part of the Hill family," said Irvin E. Richter, Hill's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.  "Peter is a world-class expert in construction claims and risk management on large complex projects, and he significantly strengthens the claims capability of our Americas region," Richter added.

Hill International, with 3,000 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 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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