Hitachi Ltd.

Hitachi Ltd.

Sector: Household Audio And Video Equipment Region: Japan

: | Tokyo Stock Exchange: 6501 | Frankfurt Stock Exchange: HIA1 | OTC Markets: HTHIY

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Hitachi Ltd. engages in the manufacture of electronic and electrical equipment. It operates through the following segments: Information and Telecommunication Systems, Power Systems, Social Infrastructure and Industrial Systems, Electronic Systems and Equipment, Construction Machinery, High Functional Materials and Components, Automotive Systems, Components and Device, Digital Media and Consumer Products, Financial Services, and Others. The Information and Telecommunication Systems segment offers systems integration, outsourcing services, software, disk array subsystems, servers, mainframes, telecommunications equipment, and an automated teller machine (ATM) services. The Power Systems segment includes thermal, nuclear, hydroelectric, and wind power generation systems. The Social Infrastructure and Industrial Systems segment provides infrastructure products and services, industrial equipment, and energy-saving solutions that help to reduce environmental impact. The Electronic Systems and Equipment segment manufactures semiconductor, liquid crystal display (LCD), hard disk drive (HDD), test and measurement equipment, medical electronics equipment, power tools, and electronic parts manufacturing systems. The Construction Machinery segment offers products for civil engineering and construction, building and structural demolition, mining and excavation such as hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, and mining dump trucks. The High Functional Materials and Components segment produces wires and cables, copper products, semiconductor and display-related materials, circuit boards and materials, specialty steels, magnetic materials and components, and high grade casting components and materials. The Automotive Systems segment offers engine management systems, electric power train systems, drive control systems, and car information systems. The Components and Devices segment offers LCD, HDD, information storage media, and batteries. The Digital Media and Consumer Products segment offers digital media products and home appliances such as optical disk drives, flat-panel television sets, LCD projectors, room air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines, and air-conditioning equipment. The Financial Services segment provides leases, loan guarantees and insurance services, and conducts business in the area of securitization. The Other segment offers logistics and property management services. The company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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IEC Global Visions - Hitachi Systems, Ltd.

In this IEC Global Visions interview, Dr Naoya Takahashi, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hitachi Systems, Ltd., shares why Hitachi believes that a concerted effort and collaboration of many companies results in the faster development of the global technical rules his industry needs. Why it is necessary for globally active companies to not only use international standards, but actively participate in the standardization process and how this can lead to new opportunities and helps build enterprise. Dr Takahashi further explains Hitachi's engagement in Social Innovation Business and how his company plans to contribute to the reduction of 100 million tons of CO2 annually, by 2025.

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Hiroaki Nakanishi, President
Mr. Hiroaki Nakanishi has been the President of Hitachi Ltd. since April 2010. Mr. Nakanishi has been President at Hitachi America, Ltd since April 2010 and serves as its Representative Executive Officer. Mr. Nakanishi served as an Executive Vice President and Executive Officer at Hitachi America, Ltd. Mr. Nakanishi serves as Senior Vice President, Executive Officer and General Director of North America and Executive Officer of Hitachi China Ltd. He serves as Executive Vice President of Babcock-Hitachi K.K. Mr. Nakanishi In Charge of Power Systems Business, Industrial Systems Business, Automotive Systems Business & Production Technology. He served as General Manager of Supervisory Office of MONOZUKURI, Supervisory Office for Transportation Systems & Corporate Quality Assurance Division at Hitachi Ltd. from April 1, 2009 to April 1, 2011. He served as Executive Vice President of Hitachi Ltd. from April 2009 to April 2010. Mr. Nakanishi served as Chief Executive Officer of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Inc. of Hitachi America, Ltd. and Hitachi Ltd. from October 1, 2006 to April 2009. He served as Senior Vice President of Hitachi Ltd. since April 2004, Vice President since June 2003, General Manager of Global Business since April 2003, Executive Vice President since April 2006 and Chief Executive for North America since April 1, 2005. He served as an Executive Vice President of Hitachi America, Ltd. During his 36 year career with Hitachi, he served in increasingly responsible management and engineering positions in Hitachi's Information and Telecommunications Systems Group, as well as Chief Executive for Europe. He joined Hitachi in April 1970 as an Engineer in the Computer Control Design Department at Omika Works. Mr. Nakanishi served as Executive Chairman of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Inc. from January 1, 2007 to April 1, 2010. He served as Chairman of Hitachi America, Ltd. until January 1, 2007 and serves as its Director. He serves as Executive Director of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Inc. He has been a Director of Hitachi Ltd until April 1, 2011. Mr. Nakanishi holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the School of Engineering, Tokyo University, Japan, and a Master of Science Degree in Computer Engineering from the Department of Computer Science, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA.
Shigeru Azuhata, Chief Technology Officer
Masaya Watanabe, Chief Strategy Officer

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