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Arrow Electronics Named 2010 Distributor of the Year for the Americas by National Semiconductor

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Arrow Electronics Named 2010 Distributor of the Year for the Americas by National Semiconductor10:00 EDT Wednesday, March 16, 2011 MELVILLE, N.Y. (Business Wire) -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) has been named National Semiconductor's 2010 Distributor of the Year for the Americas. National Semiconductor recognized Arrow for consistently driving demand-creation initiatives throughout the Americas region. “Arrow has demonstrated outstanding initiative and creativity in support of National Semiconductor, from the executive team to branch-level management and sales,” said Frank Macri, regional vice president/Americas at National Semiconductor. “This award is the result of two industry leaders working together to provide customers with the highest quality products and services available,” said Vinnie Vellucci, president of the Americas components business at Arrow Electronics. “We thank our team at Arrow for their commitment and support of National Semiconductor every day, from client service representatives to those packing and shipping the orders in our warehouses.” 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.Chris MaioManager, External