Hitachi Europe Ltd. Announces the Appointment of Kiyoshi Yamamoto as New Managing Director

Hitachi Europe Ltd. today announced the appointment of Mr Kiyoshi Yamamoto as Managing Director. Mr Yamamoto, who currently serves as Executive Vice President in Hitachi America, Ltd., succeeds Mr Akira Shimizu, who has been appointed General Manager of International Strategy Division, Hitachi, Ltd. The appointment will be effective from October 1, 2012