E-tailer Blue Nile has appointed financier Robert van Schoonenberg to its nine-member board.
Van Schoonenberg is chairman and CEO of BayPoint Capital Partners, a private equity firm, and a co-managing partner of AmeriCap Partners, a growth capital investment firm. He previously served as chairman of Premiere Entertainment, a company that specialized in special-event coverage and live red carpet premier broadcasts for Internet exhibition.
Van Schoonenberg served for 27 years as executive vice president, chief legal officer, and secretary to the board of directors of Avery Dennison Corp., a packaging company.
“Bob’s deep experience in corporate strategy, board work, and governance roles makes him a valuable addition to Blue Nile’s board and an advantage for the company as we work to build our global brand,” said Harvey Kanter, Blue Nile chairman, president, and CEO in a statement.