Finish Line Names EVP, Chief Information and Technology Officer

by Katie Lee

Indianapolis — The Finish Line, Inc., a premium retailer of athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, has hired AJ Sutera as executive vice president, chief information and technology officer.

“At Finish Line, we strive to continually foster a culture of innovation that delivers new, meaningful ways of engaging with the consumer,” says Melissa Greenwell, Finish Line’s chief operating officer and EVP. “AJ has a solid background of assessing, designing and implementing award-winning solutions that have propelled the overall consumer experience. His valued insight will help us further differentiate Finish Line in the marketplace.”

Sutera will oversee Finish Line’s information and technology functions and digital operational solutions supporting the consumer experience. He will also drive the enterprise technology roadmap to support the company’s overall strategic business plan.

Prior to joining the company, Sutera held several senior leadership roles within Hudson’s Bay Company from 2007 to 2016 in support of a seamless omnichannel customer experience.

Headquartered in Indianapolis, Finish Line has approximately 1,000 Finish Line branded locations primarily in U.S. malls and shops inside Macy’s department stores. For more information, visit and

Finish Line also operates the Running Specialty Group. This includes 72 specialty running stores in 16 states and the District of Columbia under the JackRabbit, 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, Raleigh Running Outfitters, Striders and Indiana Running Company banners. For more information, visit


SOURCE: The Finish Line, Inc.

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