Former Southwest Airlines CFO Joins Board of Daseke Inc.

Daseke Inc., the largest owner of flatbed, open-deck and specialized trucking equipment in North America, has elected transportation-industry veteran Laura H. Wright to its board of directors, according to a Business Wire press release.

Wright is the retired chief financial officer of Southwest Airlines Co., serving in that position and as senior vice president of finance from 2004 through September 2012. She spent 25 years with the company.

She is also the fourth independent director to be named to the Daseke board.

Read the full press release here.