Hitachi Capital America Corp.

Management Staff

  • Ryan Collison

    Ryan Collison

    President and CEO
      Ryan Collison is President and Chief Executive Officer of Hitachi Capital America, a subsidiary of Hitachi Capital Corporation of Tokyo. Based in Norwalk, CT, Hitachi Capital America offers transportation and commercial financing solutions in both the US and Canada. Ryan joined Hitachi Capital America in September 2005 as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. […]
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    • Mark Duncan

      Mark Duncan

      Executive Vice President and GM, Commercial Finance and Corporate Development
        Mark Duncan is the Executive Vice President & GM, Commercial Finance & Corporate Development and is responsible for the Vendor Services, Structured Finance, Trade Finance, and Business Finance divisions.
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      • Terry Hatfield

        Executive Vice President, Operational Excellence and Compliance Leader
          Terry Hatfield executes a company-wide initiative to drive customer experience, process, and operating infrastructure improvements across the company.
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        • Valerie Pagliaro

          Valerie Pagliaro

          Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
            Valerie Pagliaro joined Hitachi Capital America in 2019 and is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership for all HCA accounting and finance functions.
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          • Kirk Mann

            Senior Vice President and GM of Work Truck Finance
              Kirk Mann is Hitachi Capital America's Senior Vice President and GM of Work Truck Finance. He joined Hitachi in 2017 and is responsible for managing and leading the North American transportation leasing and finance business.
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            • Suzanne Santos

              Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
                Suzanne Santos joined Hitachi Capital America in 2016 and is responsible for leading the company’s North American credit and operations functions.
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              • Joni Kovac

                Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer
                  Joni Kovac is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer for Hitachi Capital America. Her experience includes mergers and acquisitions, employee relations, organizational development, succession planning, and more.
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                • Doug Hirai

                  Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
                    Doug Hirai is Hitachi Capital America’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary. He is responsible for the handling of complex and day-to-day case management, working closely with senior team members on all corporate, legal, and regulatory matters.
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                  • Rob Carron

                    Rob Carron

                    Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
                      As CIO, Rob Carron is responsible for setting strategic direction and implementing solutions across a suite of software that supports the company’s endeavors in deal origination, risk, operations, accounting, and reporting/analytics.
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                    Senior Officers:

                    Alex Sugawara

                    Chairman, Chief Executive Officer

                    Ryan Collison

                    President, Chief Operating Officer

                    Terry Hatfield

                    Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

                    Mark C. Duncan

                    Executive Vice President & GM, Commercial Finance & Corporate Development

                    Suzanne Santos

                    Chief Risk Officer

                    Doug Hirai

                    Senior Vice President & General Counsel

                    Kirk Mann

                    Senior Vice President & General Manager Transportation Finance

                    Siobhan P. Kovac

                    Senior Vice President, HR & CHRO

                    Rob Carron

                    Chief Information Officer

                    James Giaimo

                    Chief Credit Officer, Commercial Finance

                    Satoshi Tashiro

                    Vice President, Treasurer & Corporate Secretary

                    Donald Link

                    Vice President, General Manager Medium/Small Ticket Financing

                    Thomas Cross

                    Vice President, General Manager Trade Finance

                    Chris Pagano

                    Vice President, General Manager Structured Finance

                    Mike Semanco

                    President, Hitachi Business Finance

                    Jeff Cowan

                    President, Hitachi Capital America Vendor Services

                    Board of Directors:

                    Alex Sugawara

                    Chairman, Chief Executive Officer

                    Ryan Collison

                    President, Chief Operating Officer

                    Chihiro Shirai

                    Senior Vice President and Executive Officer, Hitachi Capital Corp.