In the midst of employee changes, Interline has appointed a new member to its board of directors. Who is it and what experience does he bring to the table?

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -Interline Brands Inc. added Dennis J. Letham to its board of directors, effective immediately. He will also serve as chairman of the company's Audit Committee.

"Following our recent addition of Jos Opdeweegh to our board of directors, we are pleased to welcome another well-respected and accomplished independent director to our board,” said Michael Grebe, Interline's chairman and CEO. “Dennis Letham is a knowledgeable and seasoned finance executive, and we look forward to benefitting from his experience and insights as we pursue our long-term growth strategy."

Letham currently serves as a member of the board of directors and chairman of the Audit Committee of Tenneco Inc. In June 2011 he retired from his position as CFO of Anixter Inc. Letham previously served as CFO of National Intergroup Inc. and held the same position for FoxMeyer Corp.

Before joining National Intergroup, he worked in the audit department of Arthur Anderson & Co. Letham has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Pennsylvania State University.