- Hiroaki Nakanishi
Chairman of the Board & Representative Executive Officer, Hitachi, Ltd. Business Circle
Hiroaki Nakanishi was born in March 1946. He graduated from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo and joined Hitachi Ltd. in 1970. He obtained the master degree of Computer Engineering from Stanford University in 1979. In 1998, he was promoted as the Managing Director of Hitachi Europe Ltd. In 2000, he joined the Information & Telecommunication Systems Group of Hitachi Ltd., serving as the Group Executive and lately appointed as General Manager. From 2003 to 2010, he respectively held the position as Chief Executive for Europe, Hitachi, Ltd., Executive Officer and Chief Executive for North America of Hitachi Ltd., and Chairman and CEO of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Inc. In 2010, He was held the position of President of Hitachi Ltd. From 2014, he took the position as Chairman and CEO of Hitachi Ltd. Since 2016, he has been appointed as the chairman of the Board and Representative Executive Officer.