Notification of Change in Number of Shares per One Unit, Share Consolidation, and Partial Amendments to the Articles of Incorporation

Tokyo, April 27, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, "the Company") announced that the Board of Directors today resolved to partially amend its Articles of Incorporation to change in the number of shares per one unit, and to propose the matter for share consolidation to the 149th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company to be held in June 2018 (the "Annual General Meeting of Shareholders").