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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 25, 2010

Gil Orozco Promoted to Vice President of Product Management

Orozco to Manage Manufacturer Relationships and over 50,000 Electronic Products

Jameco Electronics, a distributor of electronic components electronic components in Belmont, CA, announced the promotion of Gil Orozco to Vice President of Product Management. He will be responsible for managing Jameco's portfolio of more than 150 franchise manufacturer relationships and 50,000 electronic component products.

"Gil has played a key role in building Jameco's product strategy," said James Farrey, Jameco's CEO. "While most electronic component distributors carry brand name products, as Jameco does, Gil has helped us give our customers a choice in how much they pay for electronic components. He has built up the Jameco house brands, in addition to improving our ability to source factory-overrun and spot buys, allowing us to hit some impressive price points."

He joined Jameco Electronics in 2000 as Purchasing Manager and has since held various senior management positions. Orozco's career has included roles at ComputerLand and Egghead.com.

"To be with any company for over 10 years is rare in this day and age," said Orozco. "Jameco is a very different company than others I've been involved with. This company takes customer service extremely serious. Whether I'm dealing with an end customer or a supplier, this is a company that is always good to its word"

About Jameco Electronics

Celebrating over 35 years in business, Jameco Electronics is a privately held electronic components distributor headquartered in Belmont, California. The average employee tenure at the family business is nine-plus years. Jameco is a franchise distributor for more than 150 different electronic component brands. It is well-known for its low price house brand alternatives and factory overrun inventory.

Jameco's product line includes digital and analog semiconductors, interconnects, passives, electromechanical, power supplies, fans, prototype/design, test equipment and tools, and robotics. To get a free copy of the catalog, please visit https://www.jameco.com/freecatalog or call 1-800-831-4242.

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