Sarah Ford | July 15, 2015

HSBC Executive Joins JA New York Board of Directors


Junior Achievement of New York Announces A New Addition To Board of Directors

NEW YORK, NY – Today, Junior Achievement of New York, a leader in delivering K-12 financial literacy, entrepreneurship and college and career readiness programs in NYC and Long Island, announces that Douglas Rozman of HSBC is its newest appointment to the JA New York Board of Directors.  Rozman is a Senior Vice President and Head of Communications for HSBC Bank USA, N.A., a subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE:HBC), one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organizations.   Since 1929, JA New York has worked to provide K-12 students with the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices.

As the chief communications counsel in the U.S., Rozman leads the company’s media relations and employee communications strategy. He serves on the U.S. Executive Committee and HSBC plc’s Global Communications Executive Committee.

Rozman is also an adjunct professor in the M.S. of Public Relations and Corporate Communications program at New York University, where he teaches courses in ethics and stakeholder engagement.

“Our board continues to grow and diversify to reflect the wide range of sectors that will employ young people in the future,” said Joseph Peri, President of JA New York.  He added that, “We are excited to welcome Doug to JA New York’s board of directors. His energy, enthusiasm, and strategic communications expertise will help us to better position and strengthen our brand in a competitive educational marketplace.” 

Prior to joining HSBC in July 2014, Rozman held senior communication leadership roles over the past 25 years with CIT, TD Bank, Daimler Financial and MasterCard. Most recently, he was Head of Global Communications at BNY Mellon’s Pershing subsidiary from 2011 to 2014.

Rozman serves on the Board of T.A.P.S. (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors) a non-profit organization that the Defense Department relies on to provide comfort and care for the families of our nation’s fallen heroes. He’s also a member of the National Eagle Scout Association (NESA).

Rozman earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Connecticut and completed post graduate studies in public relations at New York University. He currently resides in New York City with his wife Anh.

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About Junior Achievement of New York

Junior Achievement of New York is the local affiliate of Junior Achievement USA, the world’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. We recruit, train, and mobilize more than 5,300 corporate and community volunteers to provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give K-12 students knowledge and skills in financial literacy, college and career readiness, and entrepreneurship. Today, JA New York delivers nearly 70,000 student experiences per year, free of charge, in more than 200 NYC and Long Island public schools. Visit for more information.


CONTACT: Jacqueline Dolly

Senior Director, Marketing and Communications

Junior Achievement of New York

212-907-0046 I


420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 205

New York, NY 10170

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