Eutectix LLC, a Chatham-based manufacturer, announced on Tuesday it has appointed Barry D. Russell as CEO.

Russell, who will be based at the company’s Tolleson, Arizona facility, will be responsible for the company’s overall growth, strategic direction and long-term business plan.

Prior to Eutectix, Russel, who has more than 30 years of experience in leadership, operations, marketing and engineering, most recently served as CEO at Tread Corp. Before that, he was a corporate officer and operating vice president for Ferro Corp. and group vice president at Honeywell International. Previously, he was a director on the board of Voltaix Inc.

“We are pleased to have Barry join Eutectix to lead our executive team. He brings experience and proven expertise in driving both operational and commercial excellence in technical businesses globally, which precisely aligns with Eutectix’s approach,” Dr. John P. de Neufville, founder and president, Eutectix, said.