FORTUNE today named global technology-solutions provider Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) to its "World's Most Admired Companies" list for the 18 th time. For the fifth consecutive year, Arrow placed first in the "Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment" category based on input from industry executives, directors and analysts. "It's an honor to once again be named among the world's most admired companies," said Arrow Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Michael J. Long. "This ranking is a testament to the talented and dedicated Arrow employees who work Five Years Out and guide innovation forward for our valued customers and suppliers each and every day." FORTUNE's Most Admired Companies list recognizes companies based on key attributes of reputation, including innovation, quality of products/services and long-term investment, among others. 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 125,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 465 locations serving over 90 countries. Learn more at fiveyearsout.com.