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Brian McNally Named President of Global Components Specialty Businesses

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Brian McNally Named President of Global Components Specialty Businesses12:00 EST Wednesday, January 25, 2012 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (Business Wire) -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced that Brian McNally has been named president of specialty businesses within the company's Global Components segment, effective February 1. Mr. McNally will focus on expanding the offerings and accelerating growth for this newly formed business group, including A.E. Petsche Company, Inc., Richardson RFPD, Inc. and Nu Horizons Electronics, Corp. Mr. McNally will report to Peter Kong, president of Arrow's Global Components business. “Brian's extensive industry and international experience and track record of leadership at Arrow will drive the growth of these businesses' offerings and cross-selling opportunities,” said Mr. Kong. Mr. McNally served as president of Arrow's Europe, Middle East and Africa Components business from 2008 to 2011. For over 28 years, he has served at Arrow in positions of increasing responsibility, including president of Global Alliance and Supply Chain Solutions, and president of North America Components. Mr. McNally holds a bachelor's degree of business administration in production operations and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Michigan. Arrow Electronics ( is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. 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.Greer Aviv, 303-824-3765Senior Manager, Investor RelationsorPaul J. Reilly, 631-847-1872Executive Vice President, Finance and Operations, and Chief Financial OfficerorMedia Contact:John Hourigan, 303-824-4586Director, Corporate Communications