Hitachi to Make a Transition to a Market-Specific Business Structure with Strengthened Front-Line Functions

Tokyo, Japan, February 3, 2016 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that on April 1, it will renew the existing product-specific in-house company system*1, making a transition to a new business structure*2, to build a business structure with strengthened front-line functions that will accelerate

Collaborative Creation with customers. The new structure will comprise service-focused businesses that provide innovations as services close to the customers, and product-focused businesses that offer products, components, and materials.