FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 29, 2010

James Farrey Named CEO Jameco Electronics

Gives customers the high-quality, personal service they deserve.

Belmont, CA – Jameco Electronics, a distributor of name-brand, house brand and factory overrun electronic components, today named James Farrey as its chief executive officer.

Farrey began his career working in the Jameco warehouse, and has been with the company for more than 25 years. He has worked in virtually every department, and has held positions in product marketing, sales and operations. In 2009 He was promoted to the position of chief operating officer in 2009.

"James has trained for this position his entire life . He knows the electronic components business inside and out,” said founder Dennis Farrey. “With his wide experience, and his success guiding the company through a difficult 2009, he is clearly the right person to lead this company forward."

"I love talking with customers and doing what I can to make sure they get the electronic components they want and need ," said James Farrey. "The fact that Jameco is a small, family-oriented company allows all our departments to interact with each other and with customers, to give them the high-quality, personal service they deserve."

About Jameco Electronics

Jameco Electronics, which is celebrating 35 years in business, is a privately held electronic components distributor headquartered in Belmont, California. The average employee tenure at the family business is more than nine years. Jameco is a franchise distributor for more than 150 different electronic component brands, and is well-known for its price-alternative house brand 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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