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Meinhardt Appoints Mathieu Meur Leader of Global Facade Consultancy Business

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Meinhardt Appoints Mathieu Meur Leader of Global Facade Consultancy Business

2011-02-10 16:50

SINGAPORE, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Meinhardt is pleased to announce the appointment of Mathieu Meur as Managing Director of Meinhardt Facade Technology (MFT) International. In his new capacity, Mathieu will provide the strategic leadership needed for the continued success of the facade consultancy business, a rapidly growing division of Meinhardt’s global operations.

A Meinhardt veteran, Mathieu has been with the company for over a decade and brings on board deep knowledge of the business and the company’s clients. He has served as the Director of MFT (Singapore) since 2002.

“Facade consultancy is a huge and integral part of our engineering business given our technological edge and a large pool of facade engineers. Mathieu’s experience and depth of knowledge will allow us to continue to provide our clients with state-of-the-art yet cost-effective solutions,” said Dr. Shahzad Nasim, Meinhardt’s global chief executive officer.

Meinhardt Facade Technology has provided facade engineering services to such major iconic buildings and developments as The Centre (Hong Kong), Plaza 66 (mainland China), Macau Tower (Macau), Parkview Square (Singapore), New Delhi Airport Terminal 3 (India), Riyadh Landmark Tower (Saudi Arabia) and the Dubai Mall (U.A.E.).

Changi Airport Terminal 1 (Singapore), One IFC@KL Sentral (Malaysia), World Trade Centre II (Indonesia), St Regis (Thailand) and MGM Grand Ho Tram Integrated Resort (Vietnam) are ongoing projects.

“Our facade business has been experiencing major growth particularly in Asia and the Middle East where the construction markets are booming. I am very honoured with the appointment and excited in having the opportunity to drive the expansion of the company,” said Mr. Meur.

About Meinhardt

Meinhardt is one of the world’s few multidisciplinary and truly integrated engineering, infrastructure and project management consulting firms. Since 1955, we have led the way in delivering innovative and highly buildable designs that always consider our clients’ commercial objectives and global environmental concerns. We employ over 3,000 staff in more than 30 offices worldwide and have worked on some of the largest and most complex building and infrastructure projects. Clients look to us for end-to-end project consultancy ranging from feasibility study, master planning, detailed design, project management to delivery, which includes among other capabilities, construction supervision, and testing and commissioning.

Annually the Group consults on projects worth an estimated US$10 billion and ranks among the largest independent engineering consulting firms globally by revenue. Some of our key projects include Xintiandi (mainland China); TAMAR Development (Hong Kong); Marina Bay Financial Centre (Singapore); MGM Grand Ho Tram Integrated Resort (Vietnam); The Dubai Mall (Dubai, UAE); Muscat International Airport (Oman); KL Sentral Station (Malaysia); Eureka Tower (Australia); and the Greater Bangalore Water Supply Distribution Network (India).

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To interview Mathieu Meur and learn more about Meinhardt’s facade consultancy business, contact:

Jason Leow
Head of Group Corporate Communications
Tel: +65-6377-9743

Carole Chow
Corporate Communications and PR Manager
Tel: +65-6377-9530

SOURCE Meinhardt

Written by asiafreshnews

February 11, 2011 at 5:57 pm

Posted in Business & Finance

Meltwater Group Expands Global Footprint with New Malaysia Office

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Worldwide growth continues with opening of office for online media monitoring tool, Meltwater News, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Meltwater Group( ), one of the world’s leading Software as a Service (SaaS) companies, today announced further international expansion with the opening of an office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.﹛Dedicated to Meltwater News( ), its online media monitoring tool, the office will strengthen its global market leadership while enabling the company to break into a new market in Malaysia.

With this latest addition, there are now 55 Meltwater News offices worldwide. Meltwater News Malaysia was launched out of the regional HQ, Meltwater News Hong Kong, and joins its sister office Meltwater News Singapore to serve a rapidly growing number of clients across South East Asia.

Launched in 2001, Meltwater News is a real-time, online media monitoring tool, which has now grown to be one of the largest online media monitoring providers, with more than 18,000 customers worldwide.

Furthermore, the Kuala Lumpur office has already secured such new customers as Astro( ), Panasonic( ), Petronas( ), M&C Saatchi( ) and KPJ Healthcare( ).

“With the Kuala Lumpur office we are fortifying our strategy of continuing to lead the market, both in existing and new territories,” said Jorn Lyseggen, CEO and founder of Meltwater Group.﹛”We continue to invest in growth in spite of the challenging global financial climate. There is an enormous growth potential in the fast evolving media landscape. Through rapid product innovation and by the strength of our global distribution, Meltwater is uniquely positioned to capitalize on these emerging opportunities.”

Meltwater News breaks the mould of traditional media monitoring services by delivering the business critical information that executives in organizations worldwide require to gain, and maintain, their competitive edge.

With Meltwater News’ expansive international coverage and robust search capabilities, users can find the information they need, when they need it, via an easy-to-use, Web-based interface.﹛Meltwater News’ interactive analytical capabilities enable users to get even more value from their media mentions by evaluating trends, mapping press activity, identifying target markets and measuring the ROI of marketing and public relations campaigns.

About Meltwater

The Meltwater Group is a privately held software company founded in Norway in 2001, serving more than 18,000 clients through 55 offices located across North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia. Meltwater is committed to challenging existing business models by introducing disruptive technologies. The Meltwater Group delivers B2B solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing and talent management software. For more information, please visit .


Sean Fleming / Jen Andersson﹛
Octopus Communications for Meltwater﹛

Dan Purvis
Meltwater Group (Europe)

Kimling Lam
Meltwater Group (US)

SOURCE﹛Meltwater Group

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February 11, 2011 at 3:13 pm

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