Tagged: John Roberts

Northwest Arkansas Plugs Into Innovation

Northwest Arkansas Plugs Into Innovation

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Nelson Peacock is hopeful that the arrival of a global innovation company will help spur northwest Arkansas’ business ecosystem and solve some nagging logistical problems. read more >

J.B. Hunt to Buy Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery for $100M

J.B. Hunt to Buy Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery for $100M

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell says that its subsidiary, J.B. Hunt Transport Inc., has agreed to buy Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery for $100 million. The move will grow its Final Mile division to 100 locations and more than 3.1 million SF of warehouse and facilities space. read more >

Obamacare Lawsuit Stirs Worries for Insurers

Obamacare Lawsuit Stirs Worries for Insurers

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Arkansas and 19 other Republican-led states are taking their shot at dismantling the Affordable Care Act, rekindling the anxieties of health care executives who fear thousands of Arkansans could lose insurance coverage. read more >

Governor Appoints Arkansas CEOs to Study State's Computer, Data Sector

Governor Appoints Arkansas CEOs to Study State's Computer, Data Sector

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson forms a blue ribbon commission to study how to grow the state's computer science and data analytics sector. The 19-member commission is co-chaired by Acxiom Corp. founder Charles Morgan and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston. read more >

J.B. Hunt Names Stuart Scott CIO, EVP

J.B. Hunt Names Stuart Scott CIO, EVP

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J.B. Hunt says that Kay Lewis, chief information officer and executive vice president of technology and engineering, will retire and that it has hired Stuart Scott to take over the post on Jan. 1. read more >

J.B. Hunt CEO's Pay at $4.3M in 2014

J.B. Hunt CEO's Pay at $4.3M in 2014

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John N. Roberts III, the president and CEO of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, was paid more than $4.3 million in 2014 and exercised stock options for another $906,752. read more >

John Roberts Elected to Board of Fed's Eighth District

John Roberts Elected to Board of Fed's Eighth District

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John Roberts III, CEO of JB Hunt Transportation Services, is elected to a three-year term on the St. Louis Fed's board of directors. Ray Dillon, CEO of Deltic Timber Corp., is named chairman of the Fed's Little Rock branch. read more >

J.B. Hunt Quarterly Profit Rises 6.5 Percent to $93.4M

J.B. Hunt Quarterly Profit Rises 6.5 Percent to $93.4M

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reports second-quarter profit of $93.4 million, or 79 cents per share, up 6.5 percent from $87.7 million, or 73 cents per share, in the same quarter last year. But CEO John Roberts III cited a "difficult driver recruiting environment" that has challenged growth. read more >