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Arrow Electronics Advances in the Fortune 500

Monday, May 09, 2011

Arrow Electronics Advances in the Fortune 50011:57 EDT Monday, May 09, 2011 MELVILLE, N.Y. (Business Wire) -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) has advanced in the Fortune 500, with the company's ranking improving to number 140 from 157 in 2010. The Fortune 500 is an annual ranking of America's largest companies based on revenue. “I'm excited that our growth strategy has further strengthened our industry-leading position,” said Michael J. Long, chairman, president and chief executive officer at Arrow Electronics. “We finished 2010 with record revenue, net income and earnings per share. Thanks to the dedication of our employees, we will continue to accelerate our growth and realize the full value of Arrow for business partners, employees and shareholders.” About Arrow Electronics Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) 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