FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jim Budkie Brian Bourque
Managing Vice President, Marketing Marketing Manager
Hitachi Consulting Hitachi Consulting
Hitachi Consulting Adds Corporate VP of Operations
Rick Wyman to Fill Newly Created Position
DALLAS — Nov. 6, 2007 — Rick Wyman has joined Hitachi Consulting, the global business and IT consulting
services company of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT), as corporate Vice President of Operations. In this newly
created position, he will focus on leading a number of operational initiatives and unifying various aspects of
the company‟s internal functions.
“Rick will fill this important new position as we continue to grow and mature as a high-performing organization
and pursue our vision to be a „Top Five‟ firm,” said Phil Parr, chief operating officer for the Hitachi Consulting
U.S. Consulting Practice. “He will work directly with all of our practice leaders and help drive performance
improvements and operations integration to ensure we go-to-market and deliver our services as „One Firm‟.
He clearly has the experience and expertise we need to help lead us to the next level.”
Mr. Wyman has more than 30 years of operations and consulting experience with Accenture, Ernst & Young,
Capgemini and EDS. He began his career selling and managing the delivery of financial and operational
systems before taking on greater responsibilities by leading local, regional, and global operations and finance
organizations within these dynamic professional services firms.
“I am excited about joining Hitachi Consulting at this strategically significant time in the company‟s existence.
From personal experience, I have tremendous confidence in this leadership team and look forward to working
with them in driving dynamic growth and increased profitability in Hitachi Consulting‟s global business,” said
Prior to joining Hitachi Consulting, Mr. Wyman was president and CEO of The Harbour Group, a regional IT
consulting and managed services business headquartered in Dallas. He earned both his bachelor‟s degree
and MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.
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
recognized 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 realize 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, call 1.877.664.0010 or visit www.hitachiconsulting.com.