Dutt takes CFO spot at DEIX

Ronald F. Dutt has been tapped to become the new chief financial officer of Directed Electronics Inc. (NASD: DEIX) maker of keyless locks for cars and home speaker systems. Dutt joined the company as executive vice president of finance three months ago after serving as CFO of Sola International Inc., a maker of eyeglass lenses owned since early 2005 by Swedish buyout shop EQT Partners AB and Carl Zeiss AG. www.directed.com