Hitachi Mourns Former CEO
Tokyo, 1 July, 2021

Hitachi Mourns Former CEO

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Hitachi Mourns Passing of Mr. Hiroaki Nakanishi, Former CEO of Hitachi, Ltd.

Tokyo, July 1, 2021 --- Hitachi, Ltd. today mourns the passing of Mr. Hiroaki Nakanishi, a former CEO of the company, who passed away on June 27. He was 75.

Hiroaki Nakanishi (born on March 14, 1946)

Biography

May, 2021 Chairman Emeritus, Hitachi, Ltd.

Apr., 2016 Executive Chairman, Hitachi, Ltd.

Apr., 2014 Chairman & CEO, Hitachi, Ltd.

Apr., 2010 President, Hitachi, Ltd.

Apr., 2006 Executive Vice President and Executive Officer, Chief Executive for North America, Hitachi, Ltd. Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Inc.

Jun., 2005 Senior Vice President and Executive Officer, Chief Executive for North America, Hitachi, Ltd. Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Inc.

Apr., 2004 Senior Vice President and Executive Officer, Chief Executive for North America , Hitachi, Ltd. General Manager, Hitachi Group-Global Business

Jun., 2003 Vice President and Executive Officer, General Manager, Global Business, Hitachi, Ltd.

Apr., 2003 Managing Officer, General Manager, Global Business, Chief Executive for Europe, Hitachi, Ltd.

Jul., 2001 Managing Officer, General Manager, International Operations Division, Information & Telecommunication Systems Group

Aug., 2000 Managing Officer, Group Executive, Information & Telecommunication Systems Group

Jun., 1998 Managing Director, Hitachi Europe, Ltd.

Feb., 1993 Deputy General Manager, Omika Works

Feb., 1990 Department Manager, Computer Control Hardware Engineering Department, Omika Works

Jul., 1979 Master of Science in Computer Engineering Department of Computer Science, Stanford University, Stanford, CA USA

Apr., 1970 Joined Hitachi Ltd., Engineer, Computer System Design, Computer Control Design Department, Omika Works

Mar., 1970 Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Major External Post

Chairman, Keidanren May, 2018 – Jun., 2021

Awards

May, 2015 Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire

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