Indianapolis -- Finish Line said Monday that the president of its e-commerce division will retire. Don Courtney will depart following a transition period, remaining in his current role during the retailer’s search for his successor. “E-commerce is a growing and vital part of our business,” said Finish Line chairman and CEO Glenn Lyon. “Don led the development of our website from its inception and he and his team have innovated and helped e-commerce become one of the fastest-growing and important parts of our business.” Courtney was named to his current position in 2009.

Finish Line said Tuesday it named chief merchandising officer Samuel M. Sato to the additional role of president of the athletic goods retailer. Sato has been with the company since 2007, coming from a 22-year career with Nordstrom.In his new position, Sato will add responsibility for Finish Line's online business to his merchandising and marketing duties. Don Courtney, who has led the online division since August 2009, will continue to serve as its president.The company said president and COO Steve Schneider will continue in his current roles, overseeing store operations, real estate and information systems."As I take on the

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