Hitachi Consulting Names Jason Durham Chief Financial Officer

07/11/2018 Dallas, TX

Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), and leading provider of consulting-led solutions and services, has appointed Jason Durham to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Hitachi Consulting. In this capacity, he will be responsible for overseeing all financial aspects and the company and will report directly to Hicham Abdessamad, president and CEO.  

Jason joined Hitachi Consulting in October 2015, and has played several key roles at the company, including Vice President, Finance Operations for the Americas where he was responsible for all financial functions across the region. In his most recent role, Jason served as the Vice President of Global Finance where he was responsible for all regions and global finance functions. 

"We are excited to have Jason step into this role as we execute on our transformation for the future. Jason has a proven track-record of taking on new challenges and successfully leading cross-functional teams through change across multiple geographies and functions,” said Hicham Abdessamad, president and CEO, Hitachi Consulting. “His strong business acumen and leadership with transformation projects will help drive operational efficiencies and top-line revenue to support our business growth.”

Prior to Hitachi Consulting, Jason developed broad global experience at top technology companies such as Perot Systems, Dell and McAfee. Most recently he was a Senior Director for McAfee where he was responsible for Corporate and Americas finance functions. Prior to McAfee, Jason served in a variety of finance leadership roles at Dell including Director of Corporate Reporting for Dell Corporation and Director of Global Finance Operations and International Controller for Dell Services, formally Perot Systems.

Jason earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The University of Texas at Austin and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

About Hitachi Consulting Corporation
Hitachi Consulting is the global solutions and professional services organization within Hitachi Ltd., a global innovation leader in industrial and information technology solutions and an early pioneer of the Internet of Things. Hitachi Consulting is a business integrator for the IoT era and a catalyst for digital transformation. Using our deep domain knowledge, we collaborate with clients to help them innovate faster, maximize operational efficiency and realize measurable, sustainable business and societal value. As a consulting-led solutions company, we can help you leverage data as a strategic asset to drive competitive differentiation, customer loyalty and growth. Visit us at

About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society's challenges. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal 2016 (ended March 31, 2017) totaled 9,162.2 billion yen ($81.8 billion). The Hitachi Group is a global leader in Social Innovation and has approximately 304,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation, Hitachi is providing solutions to customers in a broad range of sectors, including Power / Energy, Industry / Distribution / Water, Urban Development, and Finance / Government & Public / Healthcare. For more information, please visit