Mr Yoshiyuki Ogura appointed new Chairman of Hitachi Europe Ltd.

London, September 15, 2017 --- Hitachi Europe Ltd. a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., today announced that Mr. Yoshiyuki Ogura has been appointed as Chairman of the Board, Hitachi Europe Ltd. Mr Ogura is currently Managing Director of Hitachi Europe GmbH (Germany), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Europe Ltd., and will also continue in this role. The new appointment will be effective 1 October, 2017.