LOWELL, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) announced Coleman H.
Peterson, a member of its board of directors, has been named one of the
Most Influential Black Corporate Directors in 2016 by Savoy
Magazine. Peterson is joined on the list by some of the most influential
business leaders in the country who are accomplished within both their
companies and communities.
Peterson joined the J.B. Hunt board of directors in 2004. He also serves
on the corporate boards of Build-A-Bear Workshop and Cracker Barrel Old
Country Store, Inc. He is the chairman of the compensation and
development committees on all three boards and serves on the nominating
and corporate governance committees on both the J.B. Hunt and
“Coleman has been an invaluable asset to the J.B. Hunt board of
directors for more than a decade. We are proud to have him on our board,
and we congratulate him on this honor. This recognition is well
deserved,” explained John Roberts, president and CEO of J.B. Hunt.
Both Peterson’s professional and volunteer contributions have been
applauded by numerous organizations. Some of these recognitions include:
The Award for Professional Excellence, The Society for Human Resource
Management’s highest honor; The Chancellor’s Medal for Volunteerism from
the University of Arkansas; The National Association of African
Americans in Human Resource Professionals Trail Blazer Award; and the
Lifetime Achievement Award from the Arkansas Society of Human Resource
Management State Council.
About J.B. Hunt
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., a
Fortune 500 and S&P 500 Company, focuses on providing safe and reliable
transportation services to a diverse group of customers throughout the
contiguous United States, Canada, and Mexico. Utilizing an integrated,
multimodal approach, the company provides capacity-oriented solutions
centered on delivering customer value and industry-leading service.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. stock trades on NASDAQ under the
ticker symbol JBHT and is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation
Average. J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of JBHT.
For more information, visit www.jbhunt.com.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
Carrie Johnson, 479-361-7710