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Hicham Abdessamad

Hicham Abdessamad

Chairman & CEO, Hitachi America, Ltd.
Corporate Officer, Hitachi Ltd.

Hicham Abdessamad

Hicham Abdessamad currently holds roles as Chairman & CEO of Hitachi America, Ltd. and Corporate Officer for Hitachi, Ltd.

As Chairman & CEO of Hitachi America Ltd., Hicham’s responsibilities include leading Hitachi America in achieving its business growth objectives and delivering on Hitachi’s social innovation mission to provide social, economic and environmental value for our customers, partners and ecosystems. This includes ensuring all U.S.-based Hitachi group companies continue their growth trajectory across Hitachi’s key business sectors, including Digital, Sustainability, and Innovation. Other responsibilities include providing oversight as Hitachi Corporate Regional Head of Risk Management and supporting various Hitachi Group Corporate and strategic initiatives.

One of Hitachi America’s key growth areas is the Environment Business Division, with an emphasis on environmental and sustainability solutions. This division is focused on delivering a portfolio of transformational business solutions, leveraging Hitachi’s expertise in digital technology, energy, transportation and industrial capabilities while executing on a mission of powering good and driving meaningful business outcomes.

Prior to his current role, Hicham held multiple senior executive roles within Hitachi including CEO of Hitachi Global Digital Holdings, President and CEO of Hitachi Consulting and Deputy General Manager of Hitachi’s Social Innovation Business Division.

Hicham holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from Suffolk University, Massachusetts, and has completed the Executive Development Program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, and the Executive Leadership Program at the International Institute of Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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