Horizon Nuclear Power Announces the Appointment of Duncan Hawthorne as Chief Executive Officer

London, March 4, 2016 --- Horizon Nuclear Power Limited (Horizon), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today announced the appointment of Mr. Duncan Hawthorne as Chief Executive Officer, effective May 1, 2016. He joins as the company continues to progress its lead Wylfa Newydd project, which will generate enough secure, reliable low carbon electricity to power five million homes.