J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) announced that David Mee, executive vice president of finance and administration and chief financial officer, has been recognized by Institutional Investor magazine as one of the best CFOs nationwide. Mee was recently named to the publication's 2017 All-America Executive Team, ranking first among Best CFOs Midcap and second among Best CFOs Sell Side in the airfreight & surface transportation sector.

"We are extremely proud of David for his proven financial leadership over the years," said John Roberts, president and CEO of J.B. Hunt. "Since he joined the organization, his strategic insight has helped produce financial results that demonstrate our strength. This is an outstanding honor for both David and the company."

In 1992, Mee began his career with J.B. Hunt as the vice president of tax and assumed additional responsibilities within risk management by 1997. In 2008, he was elected corporate secretary, and he became executive vice president and chief financial officer in Oct. 2009. Mee is responsible for investor relations, accounting, finance, legal, risk management, and human resources.

The 2017 All-America Executive Team is comprised of four categories: Best CEO, Best CFO, Best IR Professional, and Best IR Company. According to the Institutional Investor website, the publisher determined the rankings by surveying more than 3,200 investments professionals at about 900 financial services firms and by evaluating businesses on their performance in eight key attributes. For information, including a detailed description of its methodology, visit institutionalinvestor.com.

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.

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