Dryvit Systems, Inc., the leading manufacturer of exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) in North America, has announced that Brian Turner has been hired as the company’s new Vice President of Research/Technology & 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. Turner has relocated with his family from Milwaukee, WI to East Greenwich, RI to assume his new role. He brings extensive R&D, customer support and operations expertise to Dryvit.