Hitachi Announces Executive Changes

Tokyo, February 1, 2019 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced the following executive changes for further business growth.

 

1. Promotion [Effective April 1, 2019]              * Executives are listed by position and in Japanese alphabetical order of surname within each position.

Alistair Dormer

New Position:

Representative Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer,

Assistant to the President [Building Systems Business and Railway Systems Business]

Current Position:

Senior Vice President and Executive Officer,

CEO of Railway Systems Business Unit

 

Atsushi Oda

New Position:

Senior Vice President and Executive Officer, in charge of Nuclear Energy Business and Energy Business

Current Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer,

CEO of Power Business Unit

 

2. New Appointment [Effective April 1, 2019]

Yoji Takeuchi

New Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer,

Deputy General Manager of Corporate Sales & Marketing Group,

and CMO of Mobility Domain, Human Life Domain, and Industry Domain

Current Position:
CMO of Building Systems Business Unit, General Manager of Global Business Strategy Planning Division, Building Systems Business Unit, Hitachi, Ltd.,

and Senior Managing Director, Hitachi Building Systems Co., Ltd.

 

Toshiaki Tokunaga

New Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer,

COO of Services & Platforms Business Unit, Chairman of the Board, Hitachi Global Digital Holdings Corporation, and Chairman of the Board, Hitachi Vantara Corporation

Current Position:

General Manager of Smart Life & Ecofriendly Systems Division, Hitachi, Ltd., and President of Hitachi Appliances, Inc.

 

Kojin Nakakita

New Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer, in charge of Regional Strategies [APAC], Chairman of Hitachi Asia Ltd., and Chairman of Hitachi India Pvt. Ltd.

Current Position:

Chairman of Hitachi Asia Ltd., and Chairman of Hitachi India Pvt. Ltd.

 

Seiichiro Nukui

New Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer,

Managing Director of Industry & Distribution Business Unit [Global Front]

Current Position:

Project Leader of Urban Mobility Project, Future Investment Division

Yasushi Nomura

New Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer, CIO

Current Position:

General Manager of IT Strategy Division

 

Andrew Barr

New Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer,

CEO of Railway Systems Business Unit, Hitachi, Ltd., and CEO of Ansaldo STS S.p.A.

Current Position:

CEO of Ansaldo STS S.p.A.

 

Masashi Murayama

New Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer,

CPO, and General Manager of Value Chain Integration Division

Current Position:

CPO, and General Manager of Value Chain Integration Division

 

Takashi Yoda

New Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer,

Deputy General Manager of Corporate Sales & Marketing Group, and CMO of Energy Domain

Current Position:

General Manager of Energy Business Co-Creation & Promotion Division, Power and Energy Business Administration Division


 

3. Changes of Position [Effective April 1, 2019] * Underlined positions will be changed.

Masakazu Aoki

New Position:

Representative Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer,

Assistant to the President [Business for Industry & Distribution Sectors, Water & Environment Business, and Industrial Products Business], General Manager of Industrial Equipment Management Division of Hitachi, Ltd., and Chairman of the Board of Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd.

Current Position:

Representative Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer,

Assistant to the President [Business for Industry & Distribution Sectors, Water Business, and Industrial Products Business], General Manager of Industrial Equipment Management Division of Hitachi, Ltd., and Chairman of the Board of Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd.

 

Keiji Kojima

New Position:

Representative Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer,

Assistant to the President [Smart Life & Ecofriendly Systems Business, Automotive Systems Business, and Healthcare Business], and General Manager of Smart Life & Ecofriendly Systems Division

Current Position:

Representative Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer,

Assistant to the President [Building Systems Business, Railway Systems Business, Smart Life & Ecofriendly Systems Business, and Automotive Systems Business], CISO


 

Keiichi Shiotsuka

New Position:

Representative Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer,

Assistant to the President [Systems & Services Business and Defense Systems Business], Head of Systems & Services Business, General Manager of Systems & Services Business Division, and Head of the Social Innovation Business

Current Position:

Representative Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer,

Assistant to the President [Systems & Services Business, Healthcare Business, and Defense Systems Business], Head of Systems & Services Business, General Manager of Systems & Services Business Division, and Head of the Social Innovation Business

 

Toshikazu Nishino

New Position:

Representative Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer,

Assistant to the President [Nuclear Energy Business and Energy Business]

Current Position:

Representative Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer,

Assistant to the President [Nuclear Energy Business and Power Business]

 

Yoshihiko Kawamura

New Position:

Senior Vice President and Executive Officer,

CSO, and General Manager of Future Investment Division

Current Position:

Senior Vice President and Executive Officer,

CSO, General Manager of Investment Strategy Division, and General Manager of Future Investment Division


 

Setsuo Shibahara

New Position:

Senior Vice President and Executive Officer,

CEO of Services & Platforms Business Unit, CTrO of Systems & Services Business Division

Current Position:

Senior Vice President and Executive Officer,

CEO of Services & Platforms Business Unit, CTrO of Systems & Services Business Division, Hitachi, Ltd., and Chairman of the Board, Hitachi Vantara Corporation

 

Keiichi Akino

New Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer,

Deputy General Manager of Corporate Sales & Marketing Group, CMO of IT Domain

Current Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer,

Deputy General Manager of Corporate Sales & Marketing Group, CMO of Finance / Public / Healthcare Domain

 

Kenji Urase

New Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer, CEO of Energy Business Unit

Current Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer, CEO of Water Business Unit

 

Ryuichi Otsuki

New Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer,

General Manager of Investment Strategy Division

Current Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer,

Deputy General Manager of Corporate Sales & Marketing Group, Hitachi, Ltd., Chairman of the Board, Hitachi Global Digital Holdings Corporation, and Chairman of the Board, Hitachi America, Ltd.

 

Masaya Watanabe

New Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer, CISO, and General Manager of Smart Transformation Project Initiatives Division

Current Position:

Vice President and Executive Officer, CEO of Healthcare Business Unit

 

4. Resignation [Effective March 31, 2019]

Shinichiro Omori, currently Senior Vice President and Executive Officer, CIO, and General Manager of Smart Transformation Project Initiatives Division

* Scheduled to be appointed Associate of Hitachi Metals, Ltd., effective April 1, 2019.

 

Keizo Kobayashi, currently Vice President and Executive Officer, CEO of Industrial Products Business Unit

* Scheduled to be appointed President of Hitachi Industrial Products, Ltd., effective April 1, 2019.

 

Isao Narukawa, currently Vice President and Executive Officer, Deputy General Manager of Corporate Sales & Marketing Group, and CMO of Power / Energy Domain

* Scheduled to be appointed Associate of Hitachi, Ltd., effective April 1, 2019.

 

Yasushi Manabe, currently Vice President and Executive Officer, Deputy General Manager of Corporate Sales & Marketing Group and CMO of Industry & Distribution / Water / Urban Domain

* Scheduled to be appointed Associate of Hitachi, Ltd., effective April 1, 2019.

 

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges, combining its operational technology, information technology, and products/systems. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2017 (ended March 31, 2018) totaled 9,368.6 billion yen ($88.4 billion). The Hitachi Group is an innovation partner for the IoT era, and it has approximately 307,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation with customers, Hitachi is deploying Social Innovation Business using digital technologies in a broad range of sectors, including Power/Energy, Industry/Distribution/Water, Urban Development, and Finance/Social Infrastructure/Healthcare. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.