Hitachi Announces Retirement of a Director

Tokyo, November 22, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced the following retirement of a director.

Retiring Director [Effective November 22, 2018]

Kazuyuki Tanaka

Continue to serve as a Chairman of the Board, Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd.

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