Report on the Matter Reported and Resolutions Adopted at the 153rd Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
Report on the Business Report, Financial Statements, and Consolidated Financial Statements for the 153rd Business Term (from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022), and the results of the audit on the Consolidated Financial Statements by the Accounting Auditors and the Audit Committee
The above matter was reported.
Matter to be resolved
Item No.1 : Partial Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation (i)
Hitachi proposed to make partial amendments to its Articles of Incorporation, due to the amendment provision of "Act for Partial Amendment of the Companies Act" (Act No.70 of 2019) are to be enforced on September 1, 2022, in preparation for the introduction of the system for providing reference documents for the General Meeting of Shareholders, etc. in electronic format.
Item No.2 : Partial Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation (ii)
Hitachi proposed to make partial amendments to its Articles of Incorporation so that the General Meeting of Shareholders may be held without specifying its venue when the Board of Directors of Hitachi decides that, in light of the interests of shareholders as well, it is not appropriate to hold the General Meeting of Shareholders with a specified venue in situations including the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19 or the occurrence of large-scale disasters such as natural disasters.
Item No.3 : Election of 12 Directors due to expiration of the term of office of all Directors
These following persons were elected and assumed their offices forthwith.
- Katsumi Ihara
- Ravi Venkatesan
- Cynthia Carroll
- Ikuro Sugawara
- Joe Harlan
- Louise Pentland
- Takatoshi Yamamoto
- Hiroaki Yoshihara
- Helmuth Ludwig
- Keiji Kojima
- Hideaki Seki
- Toshiaki Higashihara