FORTUNE today named Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) to its “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the 17th consecutive year. Once again, Arrow placed first 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 Arrow Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Michael J. Long. “It’s our people who make this prestigious recognition possible. Dedicated Arrow employees around the world guide innovation forward every day.”
FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies list recognizes companies based on key attributes of reputation, including innovation, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment value, global competitiveness and quality of products and services.
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.