Interline Brands Adds Dennis Letham as Independent Director

Interline Brands Adds Dennis Letham as Independent Director

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Interline Brands, Inc.
("Interline" or the "Company"), a leading distributor and direct marketer of
maintenance, repair and operations ("MRO") products to the facilities
maintenance end-market, today announced the addition of Dennis J. Letham to
its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Letham will also serve as
Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee.

Michael J. Grebe, Interline's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented,
"Following our recent addition of Jos Opdeweegh to our Board of Directors, we
are very pleased to welcome another well-respected and accomplished
independent director to our Board. Dennis Letham is a very knowledgeable and
seasoned finance executive, and we look forward to benefitting from Dennis'
experience and insights as we pursue our long-term growth strategy."

Mr. Letham currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman
of the Audit Committee of Tenneco, Inc., a multi-billion dollar designer,
manufacturer and distributor of automotive emission control and ride control
products and systems. In June 2011, Mr. Letham retired from his position as
Chief Financial Officer of Anixter, Inc., a multi-billion dollar global
supplier of communications and security products, electrical and electronic
wire and cable, fasteners and other small components. Mr. Letham previously
served as Chief Financial Officer of National Intergroup, Inc., the holding
company of National Steel Corporation, and held the same position for FoxMeyer
Corporation, an affiliate of National Intergroup. Before joining National
Intergroup, Mr. Letham worked in the audit department of Arthur Anderson & Co.
Mr. Letham earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from The
Pennsylvania State University.

About Interline

Interline Brands, Inc. is a leading distributor and direct marketer with
headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida. Interline provides broad-line MRO
products to a diversified facilities maintenance customer base of
institutional, multi-family housing and residential customers located
primarily throughout North America, Central America and the Caribbean. For
more information, visit the Company's website at
http://www.interlinebrands.com.

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