NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that Abrar Sheriff has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Turner International.
In his new role, Mr. Sheriff will advance the company's strategy to broaden Turner International's market presence. Mr. Sheriff's career with Turner began in 1997 in Turner's Kansas City Office. He moved to Dallas in 2005, and in 2008 was named vice president and general manager of Turner in Dallas. He has served as Chief Operating Officer of Turner International since 2011.
About Turner Construction Company
Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902, Turner first made its mark on the industry pioneering the use of steel-reinforced concrete for general building, which enabled the company to deliver safer, stronger, and more efficient buildings to clients. The company continues to embrace emerging technologies and offers an increasingly diverse set of services.
With an annual construction volume of $9 billion Turner is the largest builder in the United States, ranking first or second in the major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, and green building. The firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, a publicly traded company, and one of the world's leading international construction service providers. For more information please visit www.turnerconstruction.com.
Turner International is a subsidiary of The Turner Corporation. Turner International is active in Southeast Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, India and the Middle East. Functioning on an agency project / construction management or consultancy basis, the International group manages projects with a total construction value of more than $50 billion.
HOCHTIEF is one of the most international construction groups worldwide. The company delivers complex infrastructure projects, in some cases on the basis of concession models. The Group operates in the transportation infrastructure, energy infrastructure and social/urban infrastructure segments as well as in the contract mining business. With nearly 80,000 employees and a sales volume of more than EUR 25 billion in FY 2012, HOCHTIEF is represented in all the world's major markets. With its subsidiary Leighton, the Group is market leader in Australia. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. Because of its engagement for sustainability, HOCHTIEF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2006. Further information is available at www.hochtief.com/press.
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