Hitachi Announces New Management Structure

TOKYO, February 3, 2012 — Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501) today announced the new establishment of the Information & Telecommunication Systems Group, Infrastructure Systems Group and Power Systems Group. Also, Hitachi will establish the Construction Machinery Group and High Functional Materials & Components Group as the Hitachi Group’s new management structure. The new structure will be effective from April 1, 2012, and is intended to enable swift response to the dynamic global changes in business models and services centered on social infrastructure. In the Infrastructure Systems Group, Hitachi will take strategic measures to respond to surging worldwide demand by combining related business within the group to strengthen and enhance the Group’s business functions. The Hitachi Group’s businesses will be reorganized into five primary business domains, with an increased focus on growing fields.