Mr. Raizo Sakoda, President, Hitachi Academy Co., Ltd.

Graduated from Keio University Faculty of Law in 1983 and joined Hitachi, Ltd. He was consistently in charge of human resources and general affairs. From 2005 to 2009, he served as Vice President of Human Resources at Hitachi Data Systems, headquartered in the U.S. He later became General Manager of the Global Talent Management Department, General Manager of the China Asia Human Resources Division, and General Manager of the Human Resources & Labor Division at Hitachi, Ltd. He was appointed to his current position in April 2017.


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