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Hitachi Power Tools Announces a New President & CEO

June 01, 2010

Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd., (Hitachi Power Tools) today announced a new appointment to its c-level management structure. Aki Nozaki is serving as President & CEO of the North American operations. This is Mr. Nozaki’s fourth time over 25 years working in the United States as an executive at Hitachi Power Tools. His years of experience in the North American power tool market are invaluable to lead the company in this challenging economy.

NORCROSS, GA., June 1, 2010 – Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd., (Hitachi Power Tools) today announced a new appointment to its c-level management structure. Aki Nozaki is serving as President & CEO of the North American operations. This is Mr. Nozaki’s fourth time over 25 years working in the United States as an executive at Hitachi Power Tools. His years of experience in the North American power tool market are invaluable to lead the company in this challenging economy.

 

Mr. Nozaki will sharpen the company’s focus on the recently introduced Outdoor Power Equipment business, as well as miter saw, nailer, cordless products and Lithium Ion powered products. The environment is a top priority for Hitachi and with Mr. Nozaki’s leadership there will be more zero emission products coming to market. Exceeding Hitachi customers expectations in a timely manner by offering the highest quality products with quality assurance will be the outcome of this focus. Customers can expect to see more tools with Hitachi technology featuring enhanced production techniques to offer the best quality products to the market.

 
ABOUT HITACHI

Hitachi Power Tools (Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd) offers an extensive line of professional grade power tools and accessories for woodworking, metalworking, drilling and fastening, concrete drilling and cutting, outdoor power equipment products as well as a complete line of pneumatic nailers, staplers, compressors and collated fasteners. From headquarters in Atlanta, GA, and satellite offices in the United States and Canada, Hitachi Power Tools supports over 4000 retail locations carrying Hitachi tools and over 1000 authorized service centers. Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd. is the North American division of Hitachi Koki Japan, a subsidiary within Hitachi Ltd. For more information on Hitachi Power Tools, please visit www.hitachipowertools.com

 

Hitachi, Ltd., (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 360,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2009 (ended March 31, 2010) consolidated revenues totaled 8,968 billion yen ($96.4 billion). Hitachi will focus more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes information and telecommunication systems, power systems, environmental, industrial and transportation systems, and social and urban systems, as well as the sophisticated materials and key devices that support them. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.

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