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Hitachi Systems Trusted Cyber Management Appoints Gajen Kandiah as Chairman of the Board

Industry Veteran to Help Expand the Business and Solidify Industry Leadership Position

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA—January 22, 2024— Hitachi Systems Trusted Cyber Management (HSTCM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gajen Kandiah as its new Chairman of the Board, effective January 1, 2024. Kandiah succeeds Shin Kuno, who served as Chairman of the HSTCM Board since September 2022.

The current President of Hitachi Digital LLC, Chief Digital Transformation Officer for Hitachi’s Digital Systems & Services sector, Co-Lead of the Hitachi AI Transformation Center, Executive Chairman of Hitachi Digital Services and, most recently, the Chief Executive Officer of Hitachi Vantara, Gajen offers HSTCM nearly three decades of experience building winning IT and digital businesses, driving strategic investments and growth avenues, and helping organizations transform and navigate the complexities associated with rapidly evolving technologies, markets, and industries.

“I am deeply honored to be appointed Chairman of the HSTCM Board of Directors,” said Kandiah. “I look forward to working with Shibahara-san and the talented leaders and individuals within the organization to establish synergies with other Hitachi organizations, accelerate growth, expand the HSTCM business, including managed security services, and solidify HSTCM’s position as global security services provider and competitive cyber resilience company.”


HSTCM provides key technologies and services focused on data security and privacy, risk management, incident monitoring and response, and digital forensics. A suite of managed security and cybersecurity professional services is offered globally, emphasizing data integrity and security. The platform also provides a performance analytics platform focused on cloud and on-site data assets. For more information, visit HSTCM.

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is dedicated to its Social Innovation Business, combining information technology (IT), operational technology (OT), and products. With consolidated revenues of 10,881,150 million yen in fiscal year 2023, and employing approximately 322,525 people worldwide, Hitachi drives digital innovation across Mobility, Smart Life, Industry, Energy, and IT sectors through Lumada, its advanced digital solutions, services, and technologies. The company's purpose is to deliver solutions that increase social, environmental, and economic value for its customers. For more information, visit Hitachi, Ltd.

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