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Finish Line hires Faisal Masud as BoD member
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Sep '17
The Finish Line, Inc., a premium retailer of shoes, apparel, and accessories, has announced that its Board of Directors has hired Faisal Masud as a director of the company effective September 19, 2017. Masud, chief technology officer for Staples, Inc., will serve as a Class II director for a term expiring at Finish Line’s 2018 annual meeting of shareholders.

He will serve on the compensation committee of the Board of Directors. With the appointment of Masud, the Board of Directors increases from 7 to 8 directors.

Glenn Lyon, chairman of the Finish Line Board of Directors said, “With his technology expertise across enterprise systems, Faisal will bring key insight to Finish Line’s board as we move through the ever-changing retail environment. Faisal has held several roles at leading consumer-focused brands that have positioned him at the intersection of technology and the retail experience. He will be integral in assisting us with our long-term strategies related to e-commerce and online merchandise channels and maximising value for our shareholders.”

Prior to being appointed to his current position of CTO at Staples, Masud served as executive vice president of global ecommerce at Staples. Before joining Staples in 2013, Masud served as vice president and general manager at Groupon, Inc. responsible for managing Groupon Goods’ strategy and execution in more than 35 countries. His career also includes key leadership positions as head of global shipping and fulfilment at eBay and general manager, worldwide warehouse deals and global sourcing, at Amazon. Masud earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Southeastern University.

Masud said, “As a member of Finish Line’s board, I look forward to furthering the impact and direction of the company’s unique, personalised customer experience through its social, mobile and in-store engagement. I’m proud to be associated with a brand dedicated to providing industry-leading innovation.” (GK)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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