To fully serve the needs of growing clients, Vetters will work closely with colleague Dale Wilson, a Houston-based Senior Vice President and Regional Commercial Executive with responsibility for the region’s large corporate clients. Both Vetters and Wilson will also work in concert with HSBC’s Houston-based Global Banking and Markets team.Notes to editors: About HSBC Bank USA, N.A. HSBC Bank USA, National Association, with total assets of $194 billion as of 30 June 2012 (US GAAP), serves 3.1 million customers through its personal financial services, commercial banking, private banking, asset management, and global banking and markets segments. It operates more than 300 bank branches throughout the United States. There are over 200 in New York state as well as branches in Connecticut, Washington, D.C., Florida, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, California, Delaware, Oregon 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.