Firm hires a new senior executive and promotes another executive in its European project management group

Global consultant Hill International has hired a new senior executive and promoted another executive within the European region of its project management group.

Bruce Schlaitzer

Bruce Schlaitzer has joined the firm as senior vice president and managing director of the European region for Hill’s project management group based in London.

He has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry. Prior to joining Hill, Schlaitzer was an executive project director with Bovis Lend Lease International.

He has also worked at Parsons Brinckerhoff Middle East, Kerzner International, Tishman Speyer Properties, and was president of Schlaitzer Associates.

Bruce has helped manage Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, Canary Wharf in London, the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur and the Euro-Disney Theme Park in Paris.

Eric Butterworth has been promoted to vice president and managing director of Hill’s project management operations in the UK.

He has nearly 40 years of experience in project management for public and private-sector building, civil engineering, pipeline, mechanical engineering, and petrochemical projects.

Prior to this role, Butterworth was a vice president with the UK Region of Hill’s project management group.

Raouf Ghali, president of the international project management group, said “I am confident that they will continue to grow our project management operations throughout Europe.”