ON Semiconductor Names Its Top 2010 Distribution Partners of the Year



• Arrow Electronics named top distributor for Americas and leading ASIC design partner globally
• Future Electronics honored as leading EMEA distributor
• Mouser Electronics awarded leading distributor for New Product Introduction

PHOENIX, Ariz. – March 3, 2011 – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN) a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for efficient electronics, has announced its top distribution partners of the year. The honors were given to distributors that led overall channel sales, grew market share, captured increased sales of products from acquisitions made by ON Semiconductor, and scored high on overall process excellence.

“Distribution sales accounted for approximately 45 percent of ON Semiconductor’s 2010 annual revenues,” said Jeff Thomson, vice president of Global Channel Sales for ON Semiconductor. “The collaborative working relationships and unique channel sales programs we have forged with our worldwide distribution partners continue to be key to the ongoing growth and success of the company. Each of the three winners of this year’s “Distribution Partner of the Year” awards successfully grew product sales, generated significant new business, and effectively supported both our customers’ needs and ON Semiconductor’s initiatives for operational excellence. ON Semiconductor is pleased to recognize Arrow Electronics, Future Electronics and Mouser Electronics for their valuable contributions in 2010.”

Arrow Electronics Inc, won dual honors from ON Semiconductor – being named “2010 Distribution Partner of the Year” for the Americas and “2010 ASIC Partner of the Year” globally.

“We value our long-term relationship with ON Semiconductor, strengthened this year by securing new ASIC business through the channel with our Custom Logic Solutions group,” said Jeff Eastman, senior vice president of global supplier marketing and asset management for Arrow Electronics. “Also, our North American components team provided the highest level of service and a commitment to excellence for which Arrow is well-known in the industry. We look forward to working together with ON Semiconductor to identify new and innovative ways to expand this successful relationship.”

Arrow’s Custom Logic Solutions group successfully drove application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) design, development and revenues throughout 2010. In this focus area, Arrow was key in assisting ON Semiconductor in nearly doubling its yearly lifetime revenue on ASIC design wins compared to 2009.

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 channel partner through its global network of more than 340 locations in 52 countries and territories. Arrow’s Custom Logic Solutions group provides comprehensive ASIC services to the global customer semiconductor marketplace.

Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA)
Future Electronics was named ON Semiconductor’s “2010 Distribution Partner of the Year” for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).

"Future Electronics is delighted to be recognized by ON Semiconductor, one of our key partners here in EMEA, for our performance together in 2010, delivering our unique value model to our customers in a very demanding market,” said Andy Keenan, Future Electronics’ vice president of Marketing for EMEA. “We are excited about the continued product development at ON Semiconductor, and we will ensure our customers get full value from these technologies as we work together to deliver best-in-class solutions through 2011."

Future Electronics is a world class leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of electronic components. Uniquely positioned to support global customers of all sizes, Future Electronics currently operates in 169 locations in 42 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

New Product Introduction
Mouser Electronics, Inc. has been named “2010 Distribution Partner of the Year” for overall new product introduction (NPI).

“We are very excited and proud to win this prestigious award from ON Semiconductor, particularly in the area of New Product Introduction,” states Glenn Smith, Mouser Electronics' president and CEO. “We continually strive to have the newest products in stock to give our customers the best possible chance to differentiate their products in both feature sets and performance. Being recognized by ON Semiconductor as their top NPI distributor for 2010 is the result of our focus on 'What's Next' and the collaborative efforts of the entire Mouser team and the great product management team at ON Semiconductor.”

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is an award-winning global distributor of semiconductors and electronic components that caters to design engineers and buyers with its rapid introduction of the newest products and emerging technologies. Mouser, a subsidiary of TTI, Inc., is part of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies.

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