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Arrow Electronics Named Again to Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Arrow Electronics Named Again to Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies16:32 EST Thursday, March 03, 2011 MELVILLE, N.Y. (Business Wire) -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) has been named again to Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Companies. This marks the eleventh consecutive year that Arrow Electronics has been recognized in the listing. Fortune and its survey partner, the Hay Group, asked executives, directors and analysts to rate companies based on specific criteria, including innovation, quality of services, and people management, among others. “Arrow's continued recognition among Fortune's Most Admired Companies is a direct reflection of the hard work and dedication of our 13,000 employees around the world,” said Michael J. Long, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Arrow Electronics. “Each and every day, Arrow is committed to delivering value and outstanding service to our customers and suppliers.” About Arrow Electronics Arrow Electronics ( is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 1,200 suppliers and 115,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 340 locations in 52 countries. Arrow Electronics, Inc.John Hourigan, 303-824-4586Director, External Communications