Omni-Means and GHD Merge to Expand Transportation Services

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Blog, News | 0 comments

Omni-Means, Ltd, an award-winning, engineering consulting firm focused on the transportation market, merged with GHD on February 1, 2017.

With more than 8,500 people around the globe, GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

With Omni-Means offices in Napa, Redding, Roseville, San Luis Obispo, Visalia, and Walnut Creek, California, GHD enhances their capacity to meet client and market demands for transportation services across the western United States.

Doug Ries, President of Omni-Means commented:

We are very excited that this merger will not only result in enhanced offerings to our clients through growth into new markets, services, and geographies, but will also provide greater professional and personal opportunities for our staff. As a part of GHD we can provide our clients access to global expertise of engineers and environmental scientists, while making sure they still enjoy local service and personal attention. The merger also provides our staff with opportunities to leverage their skills over a wider variety of projects, and to participate in infrastructure development around the world.

 Iver Skavdal, GHD’s Region Principal – West US, commented:

 Omni-Means’ skills and experience complement our existing capabilities, enabling the combined business to deliver an integrated range of services to address our client’s transportation infrastructure needs, from planning, design, procurement and construction management, to operations, maintenance, and asset management. Iver added: GHD and Omni-Means share client-focused business models and the values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect, and Integrity. These will serve as the foundation for continued service to our clients.  Our long previous relationship as teaming partners has provided an excellent opportunity for us to build our culture together.

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