Avnet recognized on the annual list for the eleventh consecutive year
was honored on FORTUNE magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" list
for 2017 in the wholesalers: electronics and office equipment category.
This marks the eleventh consecutive year that FORTUNE has recognized
Avnet for its continued leadership and management in areas such as
financial soundness; global competitiveness; long-term investment value;
people management; quality of products and services; and use of
"FORTUNE's ranking is a testament to the strength and dedication of
Avnet's global team," said William
Amelio, chief executive officer, Avnet. "As Avnet continues to build
our unique distribution model to support customers at every stage of the
product lifecycle, this recognition from FORTUNE underscores our
unwavering commitment to the success of our employees, customers,
suppliers and shareholders around the world."
Amelio added, "It's the core values exemplified by our employees that
has earned us this honor from FORTUNE time and time again, and we'll
continue to find new routes for innovators, engineers and manufacturers
to bring their ideas and products to market."
FORTUNE rankings are considered the "definitive report card on corporate
reputations" and they are based on surveys completed by executives,
directors and analysts. Within the surveys, participants are asked to
rate companies in their industry based on specific criteria from
investment value to social responsibility.
To make the list a company's score must rank in the top half of their
industry. For more information on the FORTUNE "Most Admired Companies"
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About Avnet, Inc.
From components to cloud and design to disposal, Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT)
accelerates the success of customers who build, sell and use technology
globally by providing them with a comprehensive portfolio of innovative
products, services and solutions. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
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