Hitachi America, Ltd.
Masa Iwata has over 20 years of experience in finance. Currently Iwata is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hitachi America, Ltd. In this role, Iwata is responsible for corporate strategy and all corporate finance activities including financial planning and analysis, accounting, tax, treasury, internal control, and risk management. Iwata is also a member of Executive Committee, Compensation Committee, and, Retirement Committee of the company. Iwata also serves as a board member of several Hitachi companies including Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. and Hitachi America Capital, Ltd.
Iwata initially joined Hitachi, Ltd., parent company of Hitachi America, Ltd., in 1995. Iwata started his career with Hitachi America, Ltd. in 2002 and has served as Division Controller of the Server business and Corporate Finance Director. Prior to his current role, Iwata was Vice President Finance and Corporate Controller of the company.
Iwata received his B.A. in Business and Accounting from Doshisha University in Japan.