North American specialised transport provider Daseke has named Rick Williams as its executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Williams will be responsible for managing Daseke’s position in the flatbed and specialised trucking market.

“Rick has served as a diligent leader at Daseke for many years, not only as the head of Central Oregon Trucking, but also more recently as the head of our flatbed segment. Rick’s contributions have been instrumental in helping deliver organisational change across our business over the last few quarters,” said Chris Easter, ceo of the company.