Rajeev "Raj" Arora has joined Tyco International as senior director of vertical markets-transportation. Based in New York City, he had been principal and executive vice president of Arora Engineers, a design, construction and facilities management firm also located there.
Thornton Tomasetti, the New York City-based engineer, has hired Nicholas Hyatt as a vice president in its Chicago office. He is formerly an associate principal at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc., working in both its Northbrook, Ill., and Boston offices.
Tom Tingle has joined the building unit of Skanska USA as senior vice president and national director of its so-called sports center of excellence. He was vice president for U.K.-based Intelligent Engineering and at HNTB Corp. Tingle is based in Atlanta.
Charles J. Carey has joined G.A. & F.C. Wagman Inc., a York, Pa., transportation contractor, as geotechnical construction services manager in its southern region. The role follows the firm's acquisition of the earth support division of GeoStructures Inc., of which he was general manager. Carey now is based in Berryville, Va. Ten former division employees have joined Wagman.
Hill International, Marlton, N.J., has elevated 13 executives at its headquarters and global locations. Promoted to senior vice president in its construction claims group in Abu Dhabi are David Brodie-Stedman and David Merritt. Brodie-Stedman also is named the group's managing director of the Asia, Middle East and Africa regions, and Merritt becomes regional managing director for the Middle East and Africa. Named group senior vice presidents in Sydney are Leslie Butterfield and Russell Liste. Butterfield is now managing director of Australia operations, and Liste is group practice leader of management consulting there. Promoted to senior vice president in Hill's project management group in the U.S. are: John Milano in New York City, who also is named deputy regional manager; John K. Skoury in Irvine, Calif., and Vic Spinabelli Jr. in Bethel Park, Pa. Kent Bolson is elevated to vice president of financial systems and David A. Stewart is promoted to vice president of taxation. Both are based in Marlton. Other new vice presidents are Mark D. Dickinson in Philadelphia, Tonya L. Compton in Irvine, Barry Wicks in London and Scott A. Wivell in Bethel Park.