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August 7, 2013

Appointment of Company Name and President
of New Integrated Company to Carry the Manufacturing Functions
of Information & Telecommunication Systems in Japan

Tokyo, August 7, 2013 - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) and its wholly owned two subsidiaries operating Hitachi's Information & Telecommunication Systems Company related businesses, Hitachi Computer Technology & Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and Hitachi Storage Manufacturing, Ltd., today announced the appointment of the company name and president of new integrated company to carry the manufacturing functions of Information & Telecommunication Systems in Japan, which will be formed on October 1, 2013.

New Company Name

Hitachi Information & Telecommunication Manufacturing, Ltd.

Overview of New Company

Headquarters Kozu, Odawara-shi, Kanagawa
Main manufacturing sites
  • [Odawara site] 2880 Kozu, Odawara-shi, Kanagawa
  • [Kanagawa site] 1 Horiyamashita, Hadano-shi, Kanagawa
  • [Koriyama site] 94 Funabamukai, Koriyama-shi, Fukushima
  • Configuration of printed circuit boards for IT equipment
  • Configuration and testing of IT equipment
  • Design and assembly of printed circuit boards for IT equipment
Representative Hirotsugu Yamagata, President
Capital Stock 50 million yen
Employees Approximately 850
Shareholder (Shareholding) Hitachi, Ltd. (100%)

Biography of New President

Hirotsugu Yamagata

Date of Birth March 21, 1955
Education March, 1975 Graduated from Ube National College of Technology
April 2011 President of Hitachi Storage Manufacturing, Ltd.
February 2007 General Manager of Hardware MONOZUKURI Division,
Information & Telecommunication Systems Group, Hitachi, Ltd.
April 2006 General Manager of E-Solutions Division,
Information & Telecommunication Systems Group, Hitachi, Ltd.
July 2003 General Manager of Production Control, Disk Array Systems Division,
Information & Telecommunication Systems Group, Hitachi, Ltd.
April 1975 Joined Hitachi, Ltd.(Odawara Works)

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 326,000 employees worldwide. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal 2012 (ended March 31, 2013) totaled 9,041 billion yen ($96.1 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, power systems, construction machinery, high functional material & components, automotive systems and others.
For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at

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