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

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Arrow Electronics Named Again to Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies18:21 EST Thursday, March 01, 2012 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (Business Wire) -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) has been recognized again as one of Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies, marking the 12th consecutive year that the company has been named in the annual list. Fortune and the Hay Group surveyed executives, directors and analysts to rate companies on key attributes, including innovation, long-term investment, and quality of products/services. “Arrow's continued recognition among Fortune's Most Admired Companies is due to our dedicated employees around the world who provide exceptional value and service to our customers and suppliers,” said Michael J. Long, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Arrow Electronics. “Being named as a Most Admired Company reflects the importance we place on creating opportunities for our employees, business partners, and shareholders.” 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 more than 120,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 390 locations in 52 countries. Arrow Electronics, Inc.John Hourigan, 303-824-4586Director, Corporate Communications