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HSBC Holdings PLC
21 April 2017






HSBC Holdings plc ('the Company') announces that non-executive Director, Paul Walsh, who joined the Board on 1 January 2016, has today informed the Company that he has resigned from the Board with immediate effect to focus on other commitments. He will therefore not be seeking re-election by shareholders at the Annual General Meeting of the Company to be held on 28 April 2017.


The Board of HSBC Holdings would like to express their gratitude to Paul for his important contribution during his tenure.


There are no matters relating to the resignation of Paul Walsh that need to be brought to the attention of shareholders of the Company.



For and on behalf of

HSBC Holdings plc

B J S Mathews

Group Company Secretary


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Notes to editors:


1. The Board of Directors of HSBC Holdings plc as at the date of this announcement is:

Douglas Flint, Stuart Gulliver, Phillip Ameen*, Kathleen Casey*, Laura Cha*, Henri de Castries*, Lord Evans of Weardale*, Joachim Faber*, Sam Laidlaw*, Irene Lee*, John Lipsky*, Rachel Lomax*, Iain Mackay, Heidi Miller*, Marc Moses, David Nish*, Jonathan Symonds*, Jackson Tai* and Pauline van der Meer Mohr*.


*Independent non-executive Director


2.  HSBC Holdings plc

HSBC Holdings plc, the parent company of the HSBC Group, is headquartered in London. The Group

serves customers worldwide from around 4,000 offices in 70 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, North and Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa. With assets of US$2,375bn at

31 December 2016, HSBC is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations.



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