"Our core values inspire us to evolve, transform and deliver innovative technology solutions that enable companies around the world to succeed," said Bill Amelio, Chief Executive Officer, Avnet. "This recognition honors our employees and the unique technology ecosystem Avnet provides for our customers that helps them bring new innovations to market faster, easier and at a lower cost. It's also a testament to the commitment we have to our customers, suppliers, shareholders and employees. We are incredibly proud to once again be named to FORTUNE's Most Admired Companies."
FORTUNE ranks the best-regarded companies in 52 industries, based on nine criteria, from investment value and quality of management and products to social responsibility and ability to attract talent. To make the list, a company's score must rank in the top half of their industry. The full list of FORTUNE's Most Admired Companies is available at http://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies.