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Profile of registrant

Hitachi Corporate Office, Europe

Identification number in the register: 50213201578-64
Registration date: 24/04/09 17:36:34

The information on this organisation was last modified on 28/03/14 09:34:18
The date of the last annual update was 28/03/14 09:34:18

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Hitachi Corporate Office, Europe
Acronym: HiBRU
Legal status: Representative Office
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Masayoshi Takidera
Position: Senior Representative & General Manager

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Erik Otto
Position: Head of EU Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 6-6 Maronouchi, 1-Chome, Chiyoda-ku 
Tokyo 100-8280
Telephone number: (+81-3) 32581111
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Hitachi Corporate Office, Europe
Avenue Louise 326, Box 11
B-1050 Brussels

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Hitachi, Ltd, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 390,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2007 (ended March 31, 2008) consolidated revenues totalled 11,226 billion yen ($112.2 billion). The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials, logistics and financial services.

For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 7
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Erik OTTO 19/09/14 17/09/15
João Raimundo Tato Marinho 26/04/14 24/04/15
Yukako Kinoshita 28/01/14 24/01/15
MATTIA DALLE VEDOVE 22/01/14 20/01/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Member of Japanese Business Council in Europe
Member of EPoSS ETP
Member of BusinessEurope
CSR Europe

Financial data

Financial year: 10/2013 - 03/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

This estimate includes total cost related to Brussels office activities.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.