Boise Cascade Announces New Board Members
(Thomson Reuters ONE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
For Immediate Release: July 30, 2014
Boise, Idaho - Boise Cascade Company (NYSE: BCC) announced Mack Hogans and Kris
Matula were elected to its Board of Directors today.
Mr. Hogans was a senior vice president of corporate affairs with Weyerhaeuser
Company until October 2004 and currently operates a consulting services
business. He is chairman of Cambia Health Solutions and a director of Regence
Blue Shield and U.S. Bank of Washington. He is also an affiliate professor at
the University of Washington's School of Environmental and Forest Sciences.
"Mack has had a very successful career in the forest-products industry and has
remained actively involved in issues impacting our industry," commented Boise
Cascade Chairman, Duane McDougall. Mr. Hogans will serve on the Board's
Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.
Mr. Matula retired in August 2012 from Buckeye Technologies, Inc., where he
served as president and chief operating officer and a director. Buckeye, a
large, publicly traded producer of cellulose-based specialty products, was
acquired by Georgia-Pacific in 2013. During his career at Buckeye, he also
served as chief financial officer and head of Buckeye's nonwovens business.
"Kris brings a strong manufacturing and financial background to our Board,"
noted Mr. McDougall. Mr. Matula will serve on the Board's Compensation
In addition, Samuel Mencoff has resigned from the Company's Board of Directors.
Mr. Mencoff is the Co-CEO of Madison Dearborn Partners ("MDP"). MDP completed a
leveraged buyout of the Company's assets in October 2004 and subsequently exited
its investment in Boise Cascade in early 2014. "Sam has been a terrific board
member for almost 10 years and very supportive of our business," said Mr.
McDougall. "He and MDP have been great partners and Sam made significant
contributions to the Company's success in navigating through the housing
downturn and taking advantage of the recovery underway."
About Boise Cascade
Boise Cascade Company is one of the largest producers of plywood and engineered
wood products in North America and a leading U.S. wholesale distributor of
building products. For more information, please visit our website at www.bc.com.
Media contact: John Sahlberg, 208-384-6451
Investor contact: Wayne Rancourt, 208-384-6073
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