Devitt Named CFO of Blue Nile

Blue Nile, Inc. has named Scott Devitt chief Financial officer. He will be responsible for the Internet jewelry retailer’s finance functions, including accounting, financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax, and investor relations.

Devitt joins the Seattle-based company from Stifel Nicolaus & Company, where he served as managing director and senior analyst at Internet Consumer Services. Devitt holds an M.B.A. from the University of Georgia and a B.A. in Finance from the University of North Florida.

Devitt will report to Diane Irvine, who has served as Blue Nile’s CFO since 1999. Irvine will complete the transition to her new role as president.