Abrar Sheriff has been president and CEO of Turner International LLC, the overseas division of Turner Construction Company, since 2013. Prior to joining International as its chief operating officer in 2011, Abrar was a vice president and general manager for Turner in Texas, a role he assumed after advancing through various positions within the company since joining in 1997.
As president and CEO, Abrar is responsible for all of Turner’s operations outside the United States and Canada, including focused regional operations in Southeast Asia, Europe, India, and Latin America. Throughout the years, Turner has managed many notable tall building projects throughout the world, including the Burj Khalifa, Taipei 101, and the Makkah Royal Clock Tower. Abrar currently oversees a project portfolio that includes the KL 118 Tower in Malaysia, VietinBank Tower in Vietnam, and the Statue of Unity in India, amongst others.
Abrar serves on the Board of Trustees for the CTBUH, and he is honored to represent general contractors and construction management firms at such a prestigious and influential level within the Council. Prior to joining the board, Abrar served on the 2015 CTBUH Awards Jury,
and was an active participant in Council activities throughout the year.
Abrar has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Bangalore University, and a master’s degree in architectural engineering from the University of Kansas.
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