PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced two executive-level promotions today. John Milano, PE, has been appointed Senior Vice President and Managing Director for the company’s European region. Milano most recently served as Senior Vice President and Northeast Regional Manager, and has been with Hill since 2003. Milano will be succeeded by Dominick Fickeria, who will now be responsible for the company’s operations throughout New York and New England. Fickeria most recently served as Senior Vice President and Deputy Regional Manager for the region.
Milano brings more than 30 years of experience in construction management and business development to his new position. Highlights of Milano’s career at Hill include his leadership of such high-profile projects as New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) No. 7 Subway Line Extension, multiple cultural and higher education projects for the New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYCDDC) and various transit assignments for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). Prior to joining Hill, Milano served as Senior Vice President, New York Territory Manager for Amec Construction Management and Vice President with O'Brien Kreitzberg & Associates. Milano is a registered Professional Engineer in New York, and holds an M.S. in Public Administration from Bernard M. Baruch College and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Polytechnic University of New York.
Fickeria has more than 35 years of experience in construction management, business development and financial operations. He specializes in work for City and State departments, agencies and authorities, and has helped to deliver major assignments for such clients as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) and the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC). His project experience includes transportation facilities and infrastructure, higher education buildings and facilities, government facilities and public spaces. Fickeria has managed more than 25 active projects totaling $5 billion in construction cost. Prior to joining Hill in 2015, Fickeria worked at URS Corporation as a Vice President and at Amec Corporation, also as a Vice President. He holds a Masters of Civil Engineering and a Bachelors of Civil Engineering from Manhattan College. Fickeria is also a member of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), and Past Instructor at B.O.C.E.S, New York State Department of Education and Adjunct Faculty Member at NYU-Poly.
“John and Dominick have proven their ability to increase Hill’s profitability and serve as responsible stewards of our business,” said Raouf Ghali, Hill’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “These promotions reflect our continued confidence in their leadership and in their ability to bring Hill into the continuous improvement phase of our corporate management plan. I look forward to congratulating each of them on their future successes at Hill.”
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 www.hillintl.com.