Eutectix Appoints Barry D. Russell as CEO

Eutectix Appoints Barry D. Russell as Chief Executive Officer

Barry Russel - Eutectix CEO

Barry Russell – Eutectix CEO

Chatham, NJ — April 8, 2020 – Eutectix, LLC announced today the appointment of Barry D. Russell as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2020. Mr. Russell has full responsibility for driving growth, setting strategic direction and developing and implementing annual and long-term business plans at Eutectix. Mr. Russell is based at Eutectix’ facility in Tolleson, AZ and comes to Eutectix with more than thirty years of leadership, operational, marketing, and engineering experience. He most recently served as Chief Executive Officer for Tread Corporation, and previously was a Corporate Officer and operating Vice President for Ferro Corporation, and a Group Vice President at Honeywell International, where he had full responsibility for Honeywell’s global Electronic Materials business. Mr. Russell previously was a Director on the Board of Voltaix, Inc., a company founded by Eutectix’ founder John P. de Neufville. Mr. Russell holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Akron (Ohio), and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina.

Dr. John de Neufville, Eutectix President and Founder, said, “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’ approach.”

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About Eutectix

With operations in Troy, MI and Tolleson, AZ, Eutectix LLC manufactures metal alloys, critical metallic materials, rare earth alloys, master alloys including small diameter and copper-based, custom engineered nickel calcium alloys, and bulk metallic glasses including beryllium-based. Eutectix has unique capabilities to produce these metals and alloys – critical materials which are essential to the military and widely used in electronics, solar, wind and battery technology.  For more information visit

Eutectix LLC was founded in 2014 by Dr. John de Neufville, Dr. Henry Lee, Thomas Smith, and Robert Russotti. All four founders of Eutectix worked together at Voltaix, Inc., a leading manufacturer of gases and chemicals for the photovoltaic and semiconductor industries.

Eutectix LLC was founded in 2014 via the acquisition of the Great Western Technology manufacturing facility in Troy, MI. The facility had originally been created by the Ovonic Battery Company subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. to develop and manufacture alloy powders for the early nickel metal hydride batteries.  Subsequently, the entire manufacturing facility of Molycorp Metals and Alloys in Tolleson, AZ, historically focused on manufacturing rare earth magnet metals and alloy powders, was acquired in 2016.

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