Hitachi Capital America Corp.

Management Staff

  • Alex Sugawara

    Alex Sugawara

    Chairman & CEO
      Akihiko “Alex” Sugawara is Chairman & CEO of Hitachi Capital America Corp. He is the Board Director for Hitachi Capital Canada and is also the SVP and Executive Officer of Corporate Sales & Marketing for Hitachi Capital Corp.
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    • Ryan Collison

      Ryan Collison

      President and COO
        Ryan Collison is President and COO of Hitachi Capital America Corp., a subsidiary of Hitachi Capital Corp. of Tokyo.
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      • Terry Hatfield

        Executive Vice President and CFO
          Terry Hatfield is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Hitachi Capital America. She also serves as Executive Vice President and CFO for Hitachi Capital Canada.
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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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          • Rob Carron

            Rob Carron

            Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
              Rob Carron is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Hitachi Capital America. His responsibilities include setting strategic direction and implementing solutions across a suite of software that support the company.
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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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              • 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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                • Kirk Mann

                  Senior Vice President and GM of Transportation Finance
                    Kirk Mann is Hitachi Capital America's Senior Vice President and GM of Transportation 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 is the Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer for Hitachi Capital America. She is responsible for leading the company’s North American credit and operations functions.
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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.