Press Release

May 20, 2019

Hitachi Consulting Names Adithya Sastry, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Americas Region

Dallas TX, May 21, 2019 – Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501) and a leading provider of consulting-led solutions and services, has appointed Adithya Sastry as senior vice president and general manager of the Hitachi Consulting's Americas region. Reporting to Hicham Abdessamad, chief executive officer of Hitachi Consulting, Sastry will be responsible for all aspects of operations across the Americas region.

"Our clients will benefit from Adithya's deep experience in managing large cross-functional teams and the insight he brings in using technology to drive disruptive transformations," said Abdessamad. "He is a leader in creating value from IoT solutions and business intelligence and helping clients improve their organizational effectiveness."

"What I found most compelling about Hitachi Consulting was its unmatched expertise in IT and OT," said Sastry. "I am excited to be here and help continue its growth as a market leading industrial digital solutions company."

Most recently Sastry was at Cognizant, where he held senior leadership positions in the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital interactive groups. He previously held progressive leadership roles at GE and NCR.

Sastry earned a master's degree in international business from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, a master's degree in computer science from Arkansas State University and a bachelor of science degree in computer science from Franklin University.

About Hitachi Consulting Corporation
Hitachi Consulting is the digital solutions and professional services organization within Hitachi Ltd., a global technology and social innovation leader. Hitachi Consulting is a catalyst for positive business change, propelling organizations to drive disruptive innovation and to accelerate digital transformation. We help organizations leverage data as a strategic asset to innovate faster, develop new revenue streams, and respond to global dynamics with insight and agility. We collaborate with clients to create solutions that help maximize operational efficiency and deliver measurable, sustainable business results. Visit us at

About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is focusing on Social Innovation Business combining its operational technology, information technology and products. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal 2018 (ended March 31, 2019) totaled 9,480.6 billion yen ($85.4 billion), and the company has approximately 296,000 employees worldwide. Hitachi delivers digital solutions utilizing Lumada in five sectors including Mobility, Smart Life, Industry, Energy and IT, to increase our customer’s social, environmental and economic value. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at

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