Richardson Electronics Ltd. announced that it has been named “The Most Preferred International Distributor” by Global Sources (China). The award was presented June 5, 2009, in Shenzhen, China, after completion of an annual customer preference survey conducted by Electronics Supply & Manufacturing, China (ESMC), one of China's top magazines for the electronics industry. ESMC is part of Global Sources Inc., a large business-to-business media company in China. Achievement of the award was determined by Richardson Electronics’ combined overall survey score, which reflects the outstanding services provided by Richardson Electronics to China’s electronics manufacturing companies.

“This award reflects the combined direction, commitment and execution of our engineered solutions business model to the China market, and to each of our customers throughout China,” said Cui Wei, Managing Director for Richardson Electronics’ Greater China operations. “I am proud of our China Team’s excellent sales performance for our valuable vendors and the professional services provided to our valuable customers.”