PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has expanded its Board of Directors from eight to nine members and added Craig L. Martin as a member.

Martin has nearly 45 years of experience in the international engineering and construction industry.  In December 2014, he retired as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.  Martin became President of Jacobs in July 2002 and Chief Executive Officer in April 2006.  He also served as a member of Jacobs’ Board of Directors from 2002 until his retirement.  Before his promotion to President, Martin served in several positions, most recently as Jacobs’ Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing.  Before he joined Jacobs in 1994, Martin worked in various roles at CRSS and Martin K. Eby Construction Co.  He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Kansas and his M.B.A. from the University of Denver.

“Craig has a strong record of outstanding leadership in the construction industry,” said Irvin E. Richter, Chairman of Hill’s Board of Directors.  “We very much welcome Craig’s participation on our Board.”

Hill International, with 4,800 professionals 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 seventh largest construction management firm in the United States.  For more information on Hill, please visit our website at

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