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HSBC Makes Key Senior Leadership Appointment in Florida

19 December 2012

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New York, NY - HSBC Bank USA, N.A. (HSBC) today announced that it has appointed Pilar Urrego as Senior Vice President and Senior Area Manager for Florida. Urrego is responsible for HSBC's network of 17 branches throughout Florida as well as the bank's Latin America International Center in Miami. As part of her role she will also oversee investment and insurance business through HSBC's affiliate broker dealer, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.1 Based in Miami, Urrego reports to David Goeden, HSBC Executive Vice President and Head of Network, Expansion Markets, and to Thomas Kleps, Senior Vice President and National Sales Director for HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.

Urrego brings more than 18 years of industry experience to her new position. She joins from Merrill Lynch in South Florida where she held various roles including most recently as Senior Vice President. Prior to that, she was Regional Vice President and Regional Manager with Charles Schwab.

"Pilar has an accomplished track-record of business expansion and strong leadership within the brokerage and wealth management industry," said David Goeden. "I am confident her background of proven success and financial expertise will be a tremendous asset to the Florida team."

Through HSBC's affiliate, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., Urrego holds the Series 7, 8, 9, 10, 24, 63 and 66 securities licenses with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. In addition, she has a Life and Health insurance license through HSBC Insurance Agency. She also has a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Miami with a focus on International Business, and is fluent in Spanish as well as English.


Note to editors:

HSBC Bank USA, National Association, with total assets of $196bn as of 30 September 2012 (US GAAP), serves 3 million customers through retail banking and wealth management, commercial banking, private banking, asset management, and global banking and markets segments. It operates more than 250 bank branches throughout the United States. There are over 165 in New York State as well as branches in: California; Connecticut; Delaware; Washington, D.C.; Florida; Maryland; New Jersey; Pennsylvania; Oregon; Virginia; and Washington State. HSBC Bank USA, N.A. is the principal subsidiary of HSBC USA Inc., an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of HSBC North America Holdings Inc. HSBC Bank USA, N.A. is a member of the FDIC.

HSBC Securities (USA) Inc is a registered broker dealer that provides underwriting, dealing, and brokerage services to institutional and retail clients. The Company is also a primary dealer in U.S. government and government agency securities and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC).

1 Investments and Annuity products are provided by Registered Representatives and Insurance Agents of HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., member NYSE/FINRA/SIPC, a registered Futures Commission Merchant, a wholly-owned subsidiary of HSBC Markets (USA) Inc. and an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc. In California, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., conducts insurance business as HSBC Securities Insurance Services. License #: 0E67746. Insurance Agents of HSBC Insurance Agency (USA) Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of HSBC Bank USA, N.A., and an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc, offers Insurance products issued by third-party insurance carriers. Products and services may vary by state and are not available in all states. California license #: 0D36843.

Investments, Annuity and Insurance Products:

  • ARE NOT A BANK DEPOSIT OR OBLIGATION OF THE BANK OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES
  • ARE NOT FDIC INSURED
  • ARE NOT INSURED BY ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY
  • ARE NOT GUARANTEED BY THE BANK OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES
  • MAY LOSE VALUE

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