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Arrow Electronics Named Again Top Global Distributor in China

2012-06-14 15:03 2367

HONG KONG, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) announced that it has again ranked among the top 10 global distributors in the annual distributor survey conducted by Electronics Supply & Manufacturing, China (ESMC), one of mainland China's leading magazines for the electronics industry. 

Simon Yu, president of Arrow's components business in the Asia-Pacific region
Simon Yu, president of Arrow's components business in the Asia-Pacific region

"We're honored to receive this prestigious recognition for the twelfth consecutive year. This recognition clearly reinforces our commitment to creating exceptional value and new opportunities for our customers, suppliers and business partners. I would like to express my appreciation to our employees in the region for their tremendous contributions and dedication," said Simon Yu, president of Arrow's components business in the Asia-Pacific region. "As we guide innovation forward, we will continue to stand at the forefront of change and technology, expand our product life cycle offerings, provide best-in-class services, and create growth opportunities for our customers, suppliers and business partners."

Simon Yu was also named "Editor's Choice - The Manager of the Year" by ESMC. The award recognizes Yu's leadership in the electronics distribution industry during the last two decades.

"Mr. Yu has extensive experience and deep knowledge of the Asia electronic component distribution industry," said Brandon Smith, publisher of ESMC. "This award recognizes Mr. Yu's significant contributions in driving business growth and his passion in sharing his insights and perspectives with the procurement professional community of EMS, OEM, and ODMs in mainland China."

Conducted by ESMC annually, the survey examines the current state of mainland China's electronic components distribution market and provides an overview of customer preferences in selecting a distributor. This year, feedback was collected from 1,980 purchasing professionals with leading mainland electronics manufacturing companies in a range of industries, including consumer electronics, communications and various industrial segments.

About Arrow Electronics

Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) 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 53 countries.

Media Contact:
Grace Kung
Senior Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: +852-2484-2682
Email: grace.kung@arrowasia.com

Source: Arrow Electronics, Inc.
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