Arrow Electronics, Inc., (NYSE:ARW) today announced that it has been named to Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the 15th consecutive year. Arrow topped the list again in the "Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment" category based on input from industry executives, directors and analysts.

"Arrow is honored to be recognized as the most admired company in our industry," said Michael J. Long, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Arrow. "Arrow's continued recognition among Fortune's Most Admired Companies is due to our dedicated employees around the world who are committed to guiding innovation forward for our customers and suppliers."

Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies list recognizes the companies based on "key attributes of reputation," including innovation, quality of products and services, quality of management, long-term investment, people management, use of corporate assets and social responsibility.

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. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 56 countries.

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