HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2016) -  Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) announced that it has been named to Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the 16th consecutive year. Arrow again topped the list in the "Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment" category based on input from industry executives, directors and analysts.

"Arrow Electronics is honored to again be ranked among the world's most admired companies," said Michael J. Long, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Arrow. "Arrow's dedicated employees around the world, who are committed to guiding innovation forward for our customers and suppliers, make this recognition possible."

Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies list recognizes the companies based on nine "key attributes of reputation," including innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment value, global competitiveness and quality of products and services. Arrow topped every attribute for its category.

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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 serving over 85 countries.

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