Marlton-based Hill International, a global leader in managing construction risk, announces that David L. Richter has been promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. This promotion is in accordance with a leadership succession plan approved by Hill’s Board of Directors and announced earlier this year. Hill’s former CEO, Irvin E. Richter, will continue to be Chairman of the company that he founded in 1976.
“I am extremely honored to be only the second CEO in our company’s 39-year history,” said David Richter. “But I look forward to continuing and in fact building upon Hill’s tradition as the very best professional services firm in the global construction industry,” added Richter.
David Richter, 48, who is both an attorney and a civil engineer, has worked at Hill for 20 years. Prior to his new position, Richter had been President and Chief Operating Officer of the company since 2004.
Before that, he was President of Hill’s Project Management Group from 2001 to 2004, Senior Vice President and General Counsel from 1999 to 2001, and Vice President and General Counsel from 1995 to 1999. He has also been a member of Hill’s Board of Directors since 1998. Before joining Hill, he was an attorney with the New York City law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP from 1992 to 1995.
Richter is a member of the World Presidents’ Organization, the Construction Industry Round Table and the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is also a Fellow and past member of the Board of Directors of the Construction Management Association of America.
Richter earned his B.S. in management, his B.S.E. in civil engineering and his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, and he is currently pursuing his M.Sc. in major program management from the University of Oxford.Related Articles: