USA Truck, Inc. announced today that John Simone has been appointed president and chief executive officer and has joined the company’s board of directors. Former CEO Cliff Beckham has returned to his previous role as the company’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, which he previously held from 2002 to 2007. Both changes are effective immediately.
Simone has more than 30 years of operational and management experience in the transportation industry with leading companies that include UPS, Ryder, and Greatwide Logistics. Most recently, he was the CEO of LinkAmerica.