MARLTON, N.J., Nov. 23, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that James B. Biden has joined the company's subsidiary HillStone International, LLC as Executive Vice President.
Biden has nearly 40 years of experience dealing with principals in business, political, legal and financial circles across the nation and internationally. His background in business, real estate, politics and marketing enable him to understand the needs and perspectives of government, financial and development leaders to effectively negotiate and implement low-cost housing objectives both domestically and abroad. At the age of 22, Biden was the finance chairman of his then 29-year-old brother's bid for a U.S. Senate seat in Delaware and successfully enlisted the support of national unions, political leaders and financiers across the country. Following the first campaign, Jim obtained his securities, insurance and real estate licenses and began consulting with national business leaders and developers. Jim has been active in the National Association of State Treasurers, was a founding member of the Steering Committee for the Native American/Corporate America Business Conference and served as a featured panelist of the first African Leaders Roundtable sponsored by the African Presidential Archives and Research Center (APARC) at Boston University.
HillStone International is a strategic technologies distribution and construction project development company that utilizes low-cost yet high-durability housing technologies domestically and in regions of the world where housing solutions are a high priority of various governmental and private interests. HillStone offers a very strong, permanent, steel mesh and reinforced concrete housing solution that is both cost effective to transport, ship and construct with a moderate level of labor, and a highly energy efficient design. For more information on HillStone, please visit their website at .
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 .
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