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Toshiaki  Higashihara

Executive Chairman, Representative Executive Officer, Hitachi

ToshiakiHIGASHIHARA, is Director, Executive Chairman, Representative Executive Officer of Hitachi, Ltd.

As Executive Chairman of Hitachi, Ltd. after serving as Executive Chairman & CEO since June 2021 and President & CEO since 2016, Higashihara leads a global organization of over 800 companies and 350,000 employees worldwide. Under Higashihara’s leadership, Hitachi is positioning itself as an innovation leader and partner for the IoT era, with the goal of growth as a company and sustainable development of society as a whole. He has been directing the global organization to focus in Social Innovation in three sectors (Green Energy & Mobility, Digital System & Service, and Connective Industries) to ensure that Hitachi delivers intelligent societal infrastructure, and to work with stakeholders through collaborative creation for the development of digital solutions that will raise quality of life in societies and values for customers.

Prior to his current position, Higashihara has held several executive leadership positions in Hitachi business units and affiliated companies, including President of Hitachi Power Europe GmbH, President of Hitachi Plant Technologies, Ltd. and Chief Operating Officer of Hitachi’s Information & Telecommunications Systems Group. Higashihara holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Tokushima University and a Master of Science in Computer Science from Boston University.

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