Hitachi to Integrate Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting to Accelerate Global Expansion of Hitachi’s Social Innovation Business and Digital Growth

TOKYO, SANTA CLARA, Calif. and DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2019 – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) today announced its intent to integrate Hitachi Vantara Corporation and Hitachi Consulting Corporation to lead Hitachi’s global expansion of Lumada-based solutions and digital capabilities for its customers and partners. The combined organization will operate under the Hitachi Vantara brand, beginning in January 2020.

Hitachi plans to make aggressive investments to drive growth in its 2021 Mid-term Management Plan. With this integration, Hitachi will strengthen front line and delivery capabilities to increase alignment and unlock the synergies between Hitachi Vantara and its vertical business units. Hitachi Vantara will drive the Lumada business and create new value for customers and partners by accelerating digital innovation solutions across Hitachi and expanding its global delivery and co-creation capabilities.