Boise Cascade Company Announces David Hannah Elected to its Board

Boise Cascade Company
1111 West Jefferson Street Ste 300 PO Box 50 Boise, ID 83728
T 208-384-6161 F 208-331-5757

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Office 208-384-6451

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For Immediate Release: November 5, 2014

Boise Cascade Company Announces David Hannah Elected to its Board

BOISE, Idaho – Boise Cascade Company (Boise Cascade) (NYSE: BCC) announced that David H.
Hannah was elected today to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Hannah is chairman, president and CEO of Reliance Steel and Aluminum Company (Reliance),
a New York Stock Exchange, Fortune-500 company based in Los Angeles, California. Reliance is the
largest operator of metals service centers in North America with over 300 locations in 39 states. Reliance
also operates in 11 foreign countries. Mr. Hannah has worked for Reliance since 1981 and has played an
instrumental role in Reliance’s growth including 55 acquisitions since the early 1990’s. Mr. Hannah is a
member of the board of advisors of the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business,
Leventhal School of Accounting and is also chairman of the board of directors of the Metals Service Center
Institute. “David has had a very successful career in both manufacturing and distribution and provides a
unique perspective on how we can effectively grow Boise Cascade,” commented Boise Cascade chairman,
Duane McDougall. Mr. Hannah will serve on the Board’s Compensation Committee and Corporate
Governance & Nominating Committee.

Mr. Hannah is replacing Thomas S. Souleles who has resigned from the Company’s Board ofDirectors. Mr. Souleles is a managing director of Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP) which completed a
leveraged buyout of the Company’s assets in October 2004 and subsequently exited its investment in early
2014. “Tom has been a great supporter of our Company for the past 10 years and a valued advisor on our
board,” said Mr. McDougall. “He and MDP have been great partners, and their guidance and support have
been invaluable through the housing downturn and in helping us take advantage of the housing recovery
currently underway.”

About Boise Cascade
Boise Cascade 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
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