SOUTH PORTLAND — Dead River Co. recently announced a new addition to its information technology team as Chris Turner has joined the staff as the senior manager of business applications and project management.

A 25-year career in IT, 10 of them in the petroleum and home heating industry, positions Turner well to take over management of Dead River’s business and back-office application suite as well as its project management function.

Prior to joining Dead River, Turner spent 10 years as vice president for information technology at Brunswickbased Downeast Energy.

Active in his local community, Turner serves on the board of directors for the Brunswick Area Student Aid Foundation and is a past board member for the Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber and Habitat for Humanity 7 Rivers Maine.

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