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Syska Hennessy Group Expands International Presence
May 09, 2008

By Staff
Appeared in International Facilities Management Association

Syska Hennessy Group, a global leader in consulting, engineering, technology and construction, has expanded its operations in Asia to take advantage of a growing project base and opportunities for new business in the region.

"Syska's international clients are leaders in their industries, and as their partners we follow the trends of their business and grow where they grow," said John Magliano, Chairman. "The expansion of operations in Asia marks a strategic initiative to better serve our clients in that region as we expand our presence internationally."

As part of the expansion, Ing Lim, a Vice President, will be relocating to Shanghai, China to serve as Managing Director of China operations. In addition, the firm has named Hie Jae Kim, P.E., Senior Vice President and Director of Korean projects.

Syska Hennessy is currently working on several major projects in Korea, including a new office complex for Samsung Group in Seoul, a new telecommunications R&D center for Samsung in Suwon, and the Hyundai Udong I'Park complex in Busan which comprises four high-rise residential towers and a high-rise hotel. In China, Syska Hennessy is part of a consulting team that is designing a new financial center and corporate campus in Shanghai for the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.

Born and raised in Korea, Hie Jae Kim is a licensed professional engineer with more than 37 years of experience, 20 of which have been with Syska Hennessy Group in New York. He specializes in building systems design of trading floors, data centers, and other critical facilities. He holds a Masters of Science as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Columbia University.

Ing Lim has 20 years of experience focused on the engineering design and management of healthcare related projects, including hospitals, specialized medical facilities and labs. He is a graduate of Southwestern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering.

SH Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Syska Hennessy Group, Inc. and Syska Hennessy Group Construction, Inc. (www.syska.com) is a global leader in consulting, engineering, technology and construction. The firm has helped engineer and construct some of the world's most innovative, technically sophisticated, and energy efficient buildings. Clients include leading corporations, fast-growing and high-tech companies, educational institutions, architectural and interior designers, and commercial developers, as well as state, local and federal government agencies. With offices in 17 cities throughout the U.S., a new location in Shanghai as well as projects around the world, Syska's market specific solutions are based on local knowledge and access, supported by national staff resources and specialized expertise.