Finish Line Announces New Exec

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Indianapolis-based The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL), has named Imran Jooma chief omnichannel officer and executive vice president. Jooma previously worked at Sears Holdings Corporation.

February 9, 2015

News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL), a premium retailer of athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, announced today that Imran Jooma has joined the company as chief omnichannel officer and executive vice president.

“As the expectations of our customers continue to evolve, it’s critical for Finish Line to raise the bar in delivering and exceeding those expectations," said Sam Sato, president of the Finish Line. "We're thrilled to have Imran join Finish Line and are looking forward to the expertise and experience he brings to this position.” Sato added, “Imran will lead our more unified and strategic approach to a holistic customer experience.”

As chief omnichannel officer/executive vice president, Jooma will be responsible for all of the Finish Line brand’s customer facing touchpoints including digital, store operations, the customer care center and brand marketing.

Jooma, who most recently served as executive vice president and president of online, marketing, pricing and financial services at Sears Holdings Corporation, earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Akron and his Bachelor of Arts degree from The College of Wooster. With nearly two decades of experience, he has also held key executive positions at Circuit City and OfficeMax.

About The Finish Line, Inc.

The Finish Line, Inc. is a premium retailer of athletic shoes, apparel and accessories. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Finish Line has approximately 1,040 Finish Line branded locations primarily in U.S. malls and shops inside Macy’s department stores and employs more than 14,000 sneakerologists who help customers every day connect with their sport, their life and their style. Online shopping is available at www.finishline.com and www.macys.com. Mobile shopping is available at m.finishline.com. Follow Finish Line on Twitter at Twitter.com/FinishLine and “like” Finish Line on Facebook at Facebook.com/FinishLine. Track loyalty points and find store and product information with the free Finish Line app downloadable for iOS and Android customers.

Finish Line also operates the Running Specialty Group. This includes 68 specialty running stores in 15 states and the District of Columbia under The Running Company, Run On!, Blue Mile, Boulder Running Company, Roncker’s Running Spot, Running Fit, VA Runner, Capital RunWalk, Richmond RoadRunner, Garry Gribble’s Running Sports, Run Colorado and Raleigh Running Outfitters banners. More information is available at www.run.com or www.boulderrunningcompany.com.

Source: The Finish Line, Inc.