Thursday, April 28, 2011

Hitachi Consulting UK Adds Two Key Appointments to Senior Management Team

Hitachi Consulting UK today announced two new key additions to its senior management team as it prepares for further market growth and vertical market development. Neil Brownlie joins Hitachi Consulting UK as Vice President of Financial Services, and Mark Campbell joins as Vice President of Public Sector. The appointments will play an important role in managing and executing the company’s market growth strategy within the company’s core competencies of Management Consultancy, Applications & Technology Solutions and Managed Services capabilities.

As VP of Financial Services, Mr.Brownlie will be responsible for leading the financial services businesses, with a particular focus on helping banks, insurance companies and other financial services organisations transform their core operations, including sales and marketing, HR, procurement, finance and technology. He was previously with the Financial Services vertical within CSC for six years, as well as sales around Cards and Payments. Prior to this, Mr.Brownlie held a number of sales and management positions within technology solution providers, at companies including Rolfe & Nolan, New Era of Networks (NEON) and Veritas. With more than 18 years' experience in the provision of business and technology consulting services in the UK and Central Europe, Mr.Brownlie has built strong relationships with many leading banks and financial services providers across Europe.

As VP of Public Sector, Mr. Campbell will spearhead the development and growth of Hitachi Consulting in the UK, managing the key client relationships in that sector. His focus will be to build on the strong heritage Hitachi Consulting has for providing technology solutions to the Public Sector, delivering clear and tangible business benefits. Mr. Campbell brings extensive experience to Hitachi Consulting as a proven business leader with more than 13 years as a Partner / Chief Executive and more than 20 years in Public Sector consulting. During his career, Mr. Campbell has worked for PA Consulting Group, KPMG/Atos Consulting and Hedra where he was Chief Executive.

“As a growing company, we need to ensure we have the right skills and expertise in place to help manage our growth,” said John O’Brien, Executive Vice President, Hitachi Consulting UK. “I’m delighted to welcome Neil and Mark to our senior management team. Their know-how will help ensure our clients are well supported and our growth is well managed as we continue to extend our market reach in terms of core and vertical offerings over the coming year.”

About Hitachi Consulting Corporation

As Hitachi, Ltd.'s (NYSE: HIT) global consulting company, with operations in the United States, Europe and Asia, Hitachi Consulting is a recognised leader in delivering proven business and IT strategies and solutions to Global 2000 companies across many industries. With a balanced view of strategy, people, process and technology, we work with companies to understand their unique business needs, and to develop and implement practical business strategies and technology solutions. From business strategy development through application deployment, our consultants are committed to helping clients quickly realise measurable business value and achieve sustainable ROI.

Hitachi Consulting's client base includes 25 percent of the Global 100 as well as many leading mid-market companies. We offer a client-focused, collaborative approach and transfer knowledge throughout each engagement. For more information visit

About Hitachi, Ltd.

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

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