President and Chief Executive Officer, Turner Construction Company
Abrar Sheriff serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Turner International and Executive Vice President of Turner Construction Company. He is the only member of Turner’s executive leadership team of AAPI heritage.
In addition to Abrar’s operational responsibilities, he also has Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Community & Citizenship departments in his portfolio.
Abrar immigrated to the US in 1995 to study Architectural Engineering at the University of Kansas. He joined Turner Construction Company’s Kansas City office in 1997 where he worked on diverse projects before being asked to lead the Interiors Group in Texas in 2004.
He then served as Turner International’s Chief Operating Officer in 2011, and was promoted to President and CEO in 2013. As CEO, Abrar oversees Southeast Asia, India, and Europe.
In 2018, Abrar expanded his leadership role, serving as the Executive Vice President for Turner Construction Company.
His father, grandfather, and great grandfather all had careers in the construction industry.