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Meinhardt Group appoints New Managing Director
Fri, 12th May 2023

Meinhardt Group, the Singapore-based global leader in design, engineering, project, and construction management, has announced the appointment of Mr Go Yang San as the new Managing Director of Meinhardt Singapore. In addition to his new role, Mr Go will also serve as a Board Member on Meinhardt’s Global Board and hold the position of Regional Director for Infrastructure.

Bringing over 35 years of experience in the planning, design, and management of major civil, structural, and infrastructure projects in Singapore and the region, Mr Go is a well-regarded figure in the built environment industry. His previous stint with Meinhardt saw him contributing significantly to the growth and success of Meinhardt Infrastructure Singapore Pte Ltd, the infrastructure design subsidiary of Meinhardt’s Singapore business, from 2004 to 2017. His notable projects include MRT Downtown Line 3, Marina Coastal Expressway, Gardens by the Bay, and Thomson East Coast Rail Line.

Dr S. Nasim, Group Executive Chairman of Meinhardt Group, expressed his delight at Mr Go's appointment, stating, “We are delighted to welcome Yang San back to Meinhardt Group as our new Managing Director for Singapore. His stellar track record and reputation make him a valuable addition to our team. We are confident that under his leadership, Meinhardt will continue to provide cutting-edge technical solutions to our clients.”

Mr Omar Shahzad, Group CEO of Meinhardt Group, further emphasized the importance of Mr Go's appointment in terms of strengthening the company's position in the industry and keeping pace with key industry megatrends, saying, “Yang San’s vast industry experience, leadership skills and business acumen will help strengthen and enhance Meinhardt’s position to remain at the forefront of key industry megatrends such as integrated digital design, modular construction, integrated smart cities, climate change and sustainability.” 

Mr Go, in response to his appointment, states, “I am thrilled to rejoin Meinhardt, a home-grown global Group with a rich history of multi-disciplinary design excellence and innovation, for this exciting challenge. I look forward to working closely with the Meinhardt team to build on the Group’s success and make a positive impact on the wider industry and community at large.”