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Directed Electronics, Inc. announced the appointment of Ronald F. Dutt to executive vice president and chief financial officer. He succeeds John D. Morberg, who is pursuing an opportunity outside of the company. Prior to this promotion, Dutt served as Directed Electronics’ executive vice president - finance, operations and legal. The 30-year business veteran held an EVP and CFO position previously at Sola International, the company at which he served before joining Directed.
Devcon International Corp. has named Ron Lakey president and chief operating officer and president of Devcon Security Services. He will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company, as well as focusing on capital markets, investor relations and strategic direction. Lakey has been with Devcon since February 2005.
Digital Music Group announced the resignations of Chief Operating Officer Anders Brown and Vice President Richard Rees. Brown will remain until March 31, 2007, before pursuing opportunities closer to his Seattle home. Rees will be joining an Austin-based investment firm after leaving on December 31, 2006.
David Thomas, CEO at Evident, is an accomplished cybersecurity entrepreneur. He has a history of introducing innovative technologies, establishing them in the market, and driving growth – with each early-stage company emerging as the market leader.