Hitachi, Ltd.
Native name
Kabushikigaisha Hitachi Seisaku-sho
lit. "Share Company Hitachi Manufacturing Plant"
Founded1910 (1910)
Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan
FounderNamihei Odaira
Area served
Key people
Toshiaki Higashihara
(Executive Chairman and CEO)
Keiji Kojima
(President and COO)
RevenueDecrease ¥8.767 trillion (2020)[3]
Decrease ¥661.9 billion (2020)[3]
Decrease ¥89.4 billion (2020)[3]
Total assetsDecrease ¥9.930 trillion (2020)[3]
Total equityDecrease ¥4.266 trillion (2020)[3]
Number of employees
380,714 (total)
29,850 (non-consolidated) 350,864 (consolidated)
(as of 14 November, 2021)

Hitachi, Ltd.[nb 1] (Japanese pronunciation: [çi̥taꜜtɕi]) is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan. It is the parent company of the Hitachi Group (Hitachi Gurūpu) and had formed part of the Nissan zaibatsu and later DKB Group and Fuyo Group of companies before DKB and Fuji Bank (the core Fuyo Group company) merged into the Mizuho Financial Group. As of 2020, Hitachi conducts business ranging from IT, including AI, the Internet of Things, and big data, to infrastructure.[4][5]

Hitachi is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Nagoya Stock Exchange and its Tokyo listing is a constituent of the Nikkei 225 and TOPIX Core30 indices. It is ranked 38th in the 2012 Fortune Global 500 and 129th in the 2012 Forbes Global 2000.[6]

  1. ^ "Super Technical Server HITACHI SR24000".
  2. ^ "SR24000:技術計算向けサーバ:日立". (in Japanese).
  3. ^ a b c d e "Hitachi Financial Statements" (PDF). Hitachi.
  4. ^ "Business Segment Information : Investor Relations : Hitachi Global". Retrieved 2020-07-16.
  5. ^ Marr, Bernard. "The Amazing Ways Hitachi Uses Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-07-16.
  6. ^ "Global 500 2014". Retrieved 2015-04-29.

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