Hitachi Data Systems Federal Appoints New Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations

Mark A. Serway Appointed as CFO and Vice President of Operations

Reston, Va. – Sept. 18, 2017 – Hitachi Data Systems Federal, Inc., (HDS Federal) a data solutions provider to the federal government and a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), today announced the appointment of Mark A. Serway to chief financial officer and vice president of operations. Serway brings over 25 years’ experience to HDS Federal, including an extensive background in both the government and commercial sectors leading corporate finance, operations management, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic partner relations.

Mark will oversee financial and business operations for HDS Federal including corporate controllership, treasury, tax, IT, and customer support services. He will also serve on the company’s executive team and report to HDS Federal’s President and Chief Executive Officer, David Turner.

“Mark is a seasoned financial executive with a proven track record in leading technology enterprises through transformational change, while maximizing profits and positioning organizations for sustainable growth,” said Turner. “I am confident we are positioned to execute on our company objectives with Mark’s financial and operational leadership.”

Prior to joining HDS Federal, Serway served as chief financial officer for Govplace, Inc., a government technology solutions provider. From 2008 to 2013, Mark served as senior vice president and chief financial officer at Akima. Earlier in Mark’s career, he held progressively senior positions with Employment Enterprises, Paradigm Solutions, Lockheed Martin IT, Getronics Government Solutions, Babcock & Wilcox and Boeing Computer Services.

Serway earned his M.B.A. in Finance from Averett University and B.B.A. in Management Information Systems from James Madison University.

About Hitachi Data Systems Federal, Inc.

Hitachi Data Systems Federal, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Data Systems, implements data and analytics solutions that meet the federal government’s needs today and tomorrow. Hitachi Data Systems Federal provides pathways to the cloud and converged IT systems through virtualization, storage and DCC to reduce IT complexity and increase the efficiency of the U.S. government. Hitachi Data Systems Federal is able to offer the best information and operation technology from across the Hitachi family to provide exceptional value to government agencies. Hitachi Data Systems Federal Corporation is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. For more information, please visit: Follow HDS Federal on Twitter @HDSFederal.

About Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., offers an integrated portfolio of services and solutions that enable digital transformation through enhanced data management, governance, mobility and analytics. We help global organizations open new revenue streams, increase efficiencies, improve customer experience and ensure rapid time to market in the digital age. Only Hitachi Data Systems powers the digital enterprise by integrating the best information technology and operational technology from across the Hitachi family of companies. We combine this experience with Hitachi expertise in the internet of things to deliver the exceptional insights business and society need to transform and thrive. Visit us at

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2015 (ended March 31, 2016) totaled 10,034.3 billion yen ($88.8 billion). The Hitachi Group is a global leader in the Social Innovation Business, and it has approximately 335,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation, Hitachi is providing solutions to customers in a broad range of sectors, including power & infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, construction machinery, high functional materials & components, automotive systems, healthcare and others. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at

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Lorely Flores
Hitachi Data Systems Federal
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