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Mar 8, 2018

Hill International to Nominate Arnaud Ajdler for Election as a Director at the 2018 Annual Meeting

PHILADELPHIA, March 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced that Arnaud Ajdler will be nominated to the Board at the upcoming 2018 shareholders’ meeting. Until then, Mr. Ajdler will be appointed to serve as a Board Observer.

Mr. Ajdler has served as the managing partner for Engine Capital L.P., a value-oriented investment firm, since 2013.  Engine Capital L.P., along with its affiliates, own more than 5.179 million shares of common stock in Hill International, giving it 9.88% ownership. Mr. Ajdler, who was a member of Hill’s Board from June 2006 to June 2009, currently sits on the boards of Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE:STC) and StarTek, Inc. (NYSE:SRT). 

“We are certainly pleased to have Arnaud joining our organization,” said Hill’s Chairman Craig L. Martin. “His experience and business acumen will bring substantial value to our company both immediately and as we continue moving forward.”

Mr. Ajdler earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Free University of Brussels, Belgium, an M.S. in Aeronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School

Hill International, with more than 3,000 professionals in more than 50 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and other consulting services to clients in a variety of market sectors. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the eighth-largest construction management firm in the United States.  For more information on Hill, please visit our website at

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Hill International, Inc.
Elizabeth J. Zipf, LEED AP BD+C
Senior Vice President
Hill International, Inc.
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Marco A. Martinez
SVP & Interim Chief Financial Officer
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