North American specialised transport provider Daseke has appointed Jason Bates as its executive vice president and chief financial officer.

From April 27, Bates will be responsible for managing all treasury, accounting, tax, investor relations, financial planning and analysis, and capital market activities. He will also be tasked with managing the company’s balance sheet and improving its corporate finance capabilities.

Bates joins Daseke from USA Truck, a North American truckload carrier and logistics brokerage provider, where he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer since 2017. Prior to joining USA Truck, Bates was vice president of finance and investor relations officer at Swift Transportation Company.