|[December 20, 2012]
Molex Names Arrow Electronics Global Distributor of the Year
LISLE, Ill. --(Business Wire)--
Incorporated today announced that it has awarded its 2012 Global
Distributor of the Year award to Arrow Electronics (News - Alert), Inc. The annual
award recognizes outstanding global partners demonstrating sales
achievements coupled with operational and management excellence in
furthering Molex (News - Alert) marketing efforts around the world.
"Arrow Electronics has demonstrated a strong commitment to expanding our
relationship over the past year, despite the overall flat global
economy," said Fred Bell, vice president, global distribution, Molex. "A
recognized leader in the distribution of electronics for industrial and
commercial enterprises, Arrow grew faster in every region of the world
than any other global distributor. We are pleased to honor them with our
2012 Global Distributor Awards."
Responding to the award, Robert Hanley, vice president of global PEMCO
marketing for Arrow Electronics, said: "This award signifies the
strength of our 14-year partnership with Molex, with excellent
communication and collaboration at both the executive and field levels.
Our ongoing relationship represents a win for both our organizations,
and especially for the customers we serve around the world."
Headquartered in Englewood, CO, Arrow Electronics, Inc. (www.arrow.com)
is a Fortune 150 company serving over 120,000 original equipment
manufacturers, contract manufacturer and commercial customers through a
global network of more than 390 locations in 53 countries. Arrow brings
the technology solutions of its suppliers to a broad range of markets,
including industrial equipment, information systems, automotive and
transportation, aerospace and defense, medical and life sciences,
telecommunications and consumer electronics.
Molex global distributors were evaluated based on criteria in three
Financial: Year over year sales growth
Operational: Inventory, new product support, order coverage and other
Management: Accessibility to management team, training program
support, feedback on pricing strategy, etc.
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About Molex Incorporated
Providing more than connectors, Molex delivers complete interconnect
solutions for a number of markets including data communications,
telecommunications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive,
medical, military and lighting. Established in 1938, the company
operates 40 manufacturing locations in 16 countries. The Molex website
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