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J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (JBHT.OQ)

JBHT.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Thompson

65 2011 Chairman of the Board

John Roberts

54 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Mee

58 2018 Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer

Stuart Scott

52 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Darren Field

48 Executive Vice President - Intermodal

Craig Harper

61 2013 Executive Vice President

Bradley Hicks

46 Executive Vice President - Dedicated Contract Services

Nicholas Hobbs

56 2011 Executive Vice President, President - Dedicated Contract Services

Terrence Matthews

60 2012 Executive Vice President, President - Intermodal

Eric McGee

45 Executive Vice President - Highway Services

Shelley Simpson

47 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer, and President of Highway Services

John Kuhlow

48 2011 Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Kevin Bracy

48 2015 Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary

Jennifer Boattini

46 2018 Senior Vice President of Legal and Litigation, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

James Robo

56 2012 Lead Director, Independent Director

Wayne Garrison

66 2011 Director

Johnnie Hunt

60 1991 Director

Douglas Duncan

68 2010 Independent Director

Francesca Edwardson

61 2011 Independent Director

Sharilyn Gasaway

50 2009 Independent Director

Gary George

68 2006 Independent Director

Coleman Peterson

70 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Thompson

Mr. James Kirk Thompson is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Experience: Mr. Thompson is the Company’s Chairman of the Board. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1987 to December 31, 2010. A graduate of the University of Arkansas and a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Thompson joined the Company in 1973. He served as Vice President of Finance from 1979 until 1984, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer until 1985, and President and Chief Operating Officer from 1986 until 1987, when he was elected President and Chief Executive Officer. The Board has determined that Mr. Thompson’s extensive experience in the industry and over 40 years with J.B. Hunt in multiple roles provides invaluable experience to the organization and qualify him to continue to serve as a Director of the Company.

John Roberts

Mr. John N. Roberts, III, is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was elected to the Board in 2010, and was elected to serve as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, he served as Executive Vice President and President of Dedicated Contract Services from 1997 to December 31, 2010. Joining the Company in 1989, he began his career as a Management Trainee and subsequently served as an EDI Services Coordinator, Regional Marketing Manager for the Intermodal and Truckload business units, Business Development Executive for DCS and Vice President of Marketing Strategy for the Company. The Board has determined that Mr. Roberts continues to qualify to serve as a Director of the Company based on his continual success while serving as the Company’s current President and Chief Executive Officer.

David Mee

Mr. David G. Mee, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance and Administration, Corporate Secretary of the Company. He joined the Company in 1992 as Vice President Tax and currently serves as Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer. He also serves as the Company’s Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining the Company, he was a Senior Tax Manager for KPMG LLP. Mr. Mee is a Certified Public Accountant.

Stuart Scott

Mr. Stuart Scott Jr., is Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the Company. He joined the Company in 2016 as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Tempur-Sealy International, CIO at Microsoft, and CIO for various General Electric businesses.

Darren Field

Mr. Darren Field is Executive Vice President - Intermodal of the Company. He joined the company in 1994 as a Night Dispatcher and currently serves as Executive Vice President of Intermodal.

Craig Harper

Mr. Craig Harper is Executive Vice President of the Company. He joined the Company in 1992 as Vice President of Marketing and currently serves as Executive Vice President. Prior to joining the Company, he worked for Rineco Chemical Industries as its Chief Executive Officer.

Bradley Hicks

Mr. Bradley Hicks is Executive Vice President - Dedicated Contract Services of the Company. He joined the Company in 1996 as a Management Trainee and currently serves as Executive Vice President of Dedicated Contract Services.

Nicholas Hobbs

Mr. Nicholas Hobbs is Executive Vice President, President - Dedicated Contract Services of the Company. He joined the Company in 1984 as a Management Trainee.

Terrence Matthews

Mr. Terrence D. Matthews is a Executive Vice President, President - Intermodal of the Company. He joined the Company in 1986 as a National Accounts Manager and currently serves as Executive Vice President and President of Intermodal. Prior to joining the Company, he worked as a National Accounts Manager for North American Van Lines.

Eric McGee

Mr. Eric McGee is Executive Vice President - Highway Services of the Company. He joined the Company in 1998 as a National Account Service Monitor and currently serves as Executive Vice President of Highway Services.

Shelley Simpson

Ms. Shelley Simpson is Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer, and President of Highway Services of the Company. She joined the Company in 1994 as a Management Trainee and currently serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer, and President of Highway Services.

John Kuhlow

Mr. John Kuhlow is Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of the Company. He joined the Company in 2006 as Assistant Corporate Controller. He currently serves as Senior Vice President Finance, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to joining the Company, he was a Senior Audit Manager for KPMG LLP. Mr. Kuhlow is a Certified Public Accountant.

Kevin Bracy

Mr. Kevin Bracy is Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary. He joined the Company in 1998 as a Financial Analyst

Jennifer Boattini

Ms. Jennifer R. Boattini is the Senior Vice President of Legal and Litigation, General Counsel of the Company. She joined the Company in 2006 as Director of Litigation and Contract Management and currently serves as Senior Vice President of Legal and Litigation, General Counsel. She also serves as the Company’s Corporate Secretary.

James Robo

Mr. James L. Robo is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Robo is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NextEra Energy, Inc., a leading clean energy company. He is Chairman of the company’s rate-regulated electric utility subsidiary, Florida Power & Light Company, as well as Chairman and CEO of NextEra Energy Partners, LP, a growth-oriented limited partnership formed by NextEra Energy to acquire, manage and own contracted clean energy projects. Prior to joining NextEra Energy in 2002, Mr. Robo spent 10 years at General Electric Company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Mexico from 1997 until 1999 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of the GE Capital TIP/Modular Space division from 1999 until February 2002. From 1984 through 1992, Mr. Robo worked for Mercer Management Consulting. He received a BA summa cum laude from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar. The Board has determined that Mr. Robo’s financial expertise, leadership experience, and business experience gained through his leadership of a large complex corporation, qualify him to continue to serve as a Director of the Company.

Wayne Garrison

Mr. Wayne Garrison is Director of the Company. Mr. Garrison served as Chairman of the Board of the Company from 1995 to December 31, 2010, and continues to serve as a member of the Board of Directors. Joining the Company in 1976 as Plant Manager, Mr. Garrison has also served as Vice President of Finance in 1978, Executive Vice President of Finance in 1979, President in 1982, Chief Executive Officer in 1987 and Vice Chairman of the Board from January 1986 until May 1991. The Board has determined that Mr. Garrison’s extensive experience in the industry and over 40 years with J.B. Hunt in multiple roles provides invaluable experience to the board and stockholders, qualifying him to continue to serve as a Director of the Company.

Johnnie Hunt

Mr. Johnnie Bryan Hunt is Director of the Company. Mr. Hunt served as an employee of the Company from 1983 through 1997. He is the Managing Member of Best Buy Here Pay Here of Arkansas, a private company with used-car operations in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma; Progressive Car Finance, a private company that provides subprime financing for automobile dealers; and 71B Auto Auction and I-135 Auto Auction, both private companies engaged in the auction of automobiles, trucks, boats and other motor vehicles to dealers and the general public in Arkansas and Kansas. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, he has a degree in marketing and transportation. The Board has determined that Mr. Hunt’s historical and current knowledge of the company and valuable contributions to the Board of J.B. Hunt since 1991 continue to qualify him to serve as a Director of the Company.

Douglas Duncan

Mr. Douglas Gordon Duncan is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Duncan retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Freight Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of FedEx Corporation in February 2010. FedEx Freight Corporation is a leading provider of regional and national less-than-truckload (LTL) freight services. Mr. Duncan was the founding chief executive officer of FedEx Freight. He also served on the Strategic Management Committee of FedEx Corporation. Before the formation of FedEx Freight, he served for two years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Viking Freight. He served on the Executive Committee of the American Trucking Associations and as Chairman of the American Transportation Research Institute. A graduate of Christopher Newport University, Mr. Duncan served on the university’s Board of Visitors. The Board has determined that Mr. Duncan’s 30-years of transportation experience, including management positions in operations, sales and marketing and ultimately chief executive officer, qualify him to continue to serve as a Director of the Company.

Francesca Edwardson

Ms. Francesca Maher Edwardson J.D. is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Edwardson retired as the Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross of Chicago and Northern Illinois, a business unit of the American Red Cross, in 2016, a position she held since 2005. She previously served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for UAL Corporation, a predecessor company to United Continental Holdings, Inc. She has also been a partner in the law firm of Mayer Brown and the Executive Director of the Illinois Securities Department. Ms. Edwardson is a graduate of Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois, holding degrees in economics and law. The Board has determined that Ms. Edwardson continues to qualify to serve as a Director of the Company based on her lengthy and successful experience in both the transportation industry and legal environment, which provide respected insight and guidance to both the board and management.

Sharilyn Gasaway

Ms. Sharilyn S. Gasaway is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Gasaway served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alltel Corp., the Little Rock, Arkansas-based Fortune 500 wireless carrier, from 2006 to 2009. She was part of the executive team that spearheaded publicly traded Alltel’s transition through the largest private equity buyout in the telecom sector and was an integral part of the successful combination of Alltel and Verizon. She also served as Alltel’s Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer from 2002 to 2006. Joining Alltel in 1999, she served as Director of General Accounting, Controller, and Vice President of Accounting and Finance. Prior to joining Alltel, she worked for eight years at Arthur Andersen LLP. Ms. Gasaway has a degree in accounting from Louisiana Tech University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Gary George

Mr. Gary Charles George is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. George is Chairman of George’s, Inc., a private, fully integrated poultry company with operations in Arkansas, Missouri, Virginia and Tennessee. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a degree in business administration. He served on the Board of Trustees for the University of Arkansas from 1995 through 2005 and was Chairman of the Board of Trustees in 2005. The Board has determined that Mr. George continues to qualify to serve as a Director of the Company based on his extensive business and management knowledge gained through his leadership of a large diversified corporation.

Coleman Peterson

Mr. Coleman H. Peterson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Peterson is the President and CEO of Hollis Enterprises LLC, a human resources consulting firm founded in 2004. He is retired from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. as Executive Vice President of its People Division. During his tenure, Mr. Peterson was responsible for recruitment, retention and development of the world’s largest corporate workforce. Prior to his experience with Wal-Mart, Mr. Peterson spent 16 years with Venture Stores, with his last position being Senior Vice President of Human Resources. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Loyola University of Chicago. The Board has determined that Mr. Peterson’s vast experience within the discipline of human resource management, including his lengthy tenure with a large international corporation, provides valuable guidance to the organization, qualifying him to continue to serve as a Director of the Company.