Yasmin Sheriff has been promoted to executive vice president of global business development at OTG Management.
Sheriff’s OTG journey began in 2021 as the VP of global business development, bringing in almost two decades of airport industry experience with comprehensive travel industry knowledge in both the public and private sector.
Sheriff’s experience includes business development, creating and managing strategic partnerships with airport clients, brands, minority and women-owned businesses, small business advocacy and DEI thought leadership, development and management of multi-unit store leases, negotiating/closing complex acquisitions, government contracting, as well as corporate and regulatory compliance.
A recognized and proven diversity and inclusion leader, Yasmin began her airport career as a DBE program consultant and then-deputy director of diversity at Boston Logan International Airport. From there, Sheriff worked with HMSHost in strategic alliances-business development and served as assistant general counsel and thereafter managed business development and ACDBE programming for Stellar Partners, Inc. Yasmin also served as a consultant providing retail and food & beverage business growth and strategic planning services to public and private companies.
Sheriff is an active member of several related industry associations including Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC), AAAE, Women’s Foodservice Forum, National Diversity Council, American Bar Association and is a licensed attorney with the Massachusetts State Bar.
In her new expanded role, Sheriff will lead the business development team into new concessions growth opportunities in airports across the country and beyond, cultivate brand and small business partnerships, and foster strategic relationships with airports and airlines.