Netrix LLC, a provider of managed and professional IT and cybersecurity services and backed by OceanSound Partners LP, has appointed Russell Reeder as chief executive officer.

Reeder previously served as executive chairman of the firm’s board of directors. He joins the firm from Infrascale where he has served as CEO since 2019. Before his time with Infrascale, Reeder served as the president and CEO of the U.S. branch of OVHcloud, a french cloud computing firm, and oversaw the acquisition and integration of vCloud Air in 2017. Additionally, Reeder served as president and COO of GoDaddy.

“Since the firm’s founding, I have been exploring opportunities to work with the OceanSound team as we are strongly aligned around core principles, specifically a shared focus on value creation achieved via revenue growth and operational excellence,” said Reeder. “I was thrilled to join the board of directors at Netrix following OceanSound’s investment and have been impressed by the culture of growth and unwavering focus on customers I have experienced.”

“I’ve known and worked with Russ for nearly a decade since GoDaddy acquired Media Temple – his track record overseeing transformational growth and operational excellence in the enterprise IT sector positions him for success as the new CEO of Netrix,”said Ted Coons, co-founder and partner at OceanSound. “We are thrilled to have a proven leader of his caliber take the helm as we continue executing on our growth and value creation strategy.”