Mr. Hiroaki Nakanishi has been the President at 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. He served as a Director of Hitachi Plant Technologies, Ltd.
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.