Dryvit Systems, Inc., West Warwick, R.I., has announced an expansion of its executive leadership team and three new hires for its national sales team along with the promotion of two sales leaders.
Brian Turner has been hired as Dryvit’s new vice president of research, technology and engineering. Turner previously served in senior roles for Brady Corporation and PPG Industries. In his new role, which will include service on Dryvit’s Executive Leadership Team, Turner will work closely with Dryvit President & CEO Mike Murphy to accelerate new product development and innovation.
In addition to bolstering its executive leadership ranks, Dryvit has also expanded its national sales force with three newly hired EIFS industry sales executives: John Ratter, regional sales manager for the Midwest region; John McCroan, regional sales manager for the South Central region; and Wayne Lloyd, regional sales manager for the Ohio Valley region.
In other personnel news, Dryvit announced that John Powers, a 22-year veteran of Dryvit, has been promoted from regional sales manager of the Ohio Valley to national technical director. In addition, Larry Shipley, who joined Dryvit in 2015 as a Regional Sales Manager, has been promoted to director of sales, Western United States.