Don Hughes

Vice President and EMEA General Counsel

Hitachi Data Systems

Dr Don Hughes has been Vice President and EMEA General Counsel of Hitachi Data Systems since October 2008 with responsibility for legal affairs in the EMEA region and for managing the company’s team of lawyers in Europe, Africa and Russia.

Prior to Hitachi Don was Deputy Head of Legal for the Europe, Asia and US business at Cable & Wireless. Don spent 6 years at Cable & Wireless prior to which he was a solicitor at Clifford Chance.

Hitachi Data Systems has been named as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the past 4 years and the company’s legal team was named as European and Global Regulatory Legal Team of the Year at the ILO and ACC.

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