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International Telecommunications Union Selects Hill International to Support New Headquarters Project

22 Days ago

PHILADELPHIA and GENEVA, June 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today it has been awarded a contract to provide construction support services for the International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) new headquarters building in Geneva, Switzerland.

The ITU facilitates international connectivity in communications networks, allocates the global radio spectrum and satellite orbits, develops technical standards to make certain networks connect seamlessly, and strives to improve telecommunications access in underserved communities around the world. The new headquarters building will support this mission with the latest in collaborative workspaces and forward-thinking office design.

Hill will provide external construction project services in support of the ITU's project management team. Hill will call on the best practices and lessons learned from Hill’s portfolio of work for similar high-profile headquarters projects, both in the corporate and the public sector, to make certain the resulting new ITU headquarters embodies the organization’s mission and vision. The project is currently in design with construction scheduled to begin in 2022 with construction estimated to conclude in 2025.

“The ITU is the oldest specialized United Nations agency and a vital contributor to our world,” explains Alex Ramos, Hill Vice President & Managing Director for Western Europe. “Every time you make a call on your cell phone, use the Internet, or send an email, you are benefiting from the ITU’s work. Their new headquarters project requires a similarly forward-thinking, interconnected approach, and Hill is delighted ready to be a part of their team.”

About Hill International

Hill International, with approximately 2,700 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 www.hillintl.com.

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Hill International, Inc.
Elizabeth J. Zipf, LEED AP BD+C
Senior Vice President
Hill International, Inc.
One Commerce Square
2005 Market Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 309-7707
elizabethzipf@hillintl.com

Hill International, Inc.
Todd Weintraub
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(215) 309-7951
toddweintraub@hillintl.com

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President
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