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Bank of America Forms Global Advisory Council

  Bank of America Forms Global Advisory Council

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DAVOS, Switzerland -- January 25, 2013

Bank of America today announced the formation of the Bank of America Global
Advisory Council with the appointment of 13 internationally recognized
business, academic and public policy leaders. The Global Advisory Council will
share expertise and insights on the bank’s global engagement and help it
further strengthen its worldwide relationships.

Chaired by Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan, the Bank of America Global
Advisory Council will also advise senior bank executives on trends and
emerging opportunities in local markets.

“Bank of America has relationships with clients who compete in every region of
the globe,” said Moynihan. “We thank our Global Advisory Council leaders for
sharing their perspective, experience, and judgment, which will help make us a
better partner for the clients we serve.”

Members of the Bank of America Global Advisory Council, which is a
non-fiduciary body, include:

  *Bader M. Al Sa’ad  (Kuwait), managing director and CEO, Kuwait Investment
    Authority.
  *Donald R. Argus AC  (Australia), former CEO, National Australia Bank, and
    former chairman, BHP Billiton Group.
  *Thierry Breton  (France), chairman and CEO, Atos S.E.; director on the
    board of Carrefour S.A.; and former finance minister of France.
  *Edson de Godoy Bueno  (Brazil), president and CEO, Amil Participacões
    S.A., and director on the board of UnitedHealth Group.
  *Chong-Suk Choi  (South Korea), president and CEO, chairman of the board of
    directors, Korea Investment Corporation.
  *The Hon. Kay Bailey Hutchison  (USA), former U.S. Senator (R-Texas);
    former vice-chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board; and
    advisory board member for the Center for Strategic and International
    Studies.
  *Sir Sam E. Jonah  (Ghana), founder and chairman, Jonah Capital (Pty) Ltd.;
    former executive president, AngloGold Ashanti; and director on the board
    of Vodafone plc.
  *Eijiro Katsu  (Japan), former administrative vice minister at Japan’s
    Ministry of Finance, and former director general at Japan’s Finance
    Bureau.
  *Dr. Jürgen Kluge  (Germany), director emeritus, McKinsey & Company, Inc.;
    former chairman and CEO, Franz Haniel and Cie. GmbH; and director on the
    board of SMS GmbH.
  *Ali Y. Koç  (Turkey), executive board member of Koç Holding and chairman
    of Ford Otosan; and former group president of Corporate Communication and
    Information Technology, Koç Holding AS.
  *Prof. Frederick Ma, GBS, JP  (Hong Kong), former secretary for Financial
    Services and the Treasury and former secretary for Commerce and Economic
    Development, Hong Kong; director on the boards of Agricultural Bank of
    China, China Resources Land Ltd, COFCO Corporation, Husky Energy Inc.,
    Hutchison Port Holdings Management Pte. Limited; the trustee-manager of
    Hutchison Port Holdings Trust; and International Advisory Council member,
    China Investment Corp.
  *Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong  (USA), founder, former chairman and CEO, Abraxis
    Bioscience; founder of American Pharmaceutical Partners; managing
    director, California Capital Equity LLC; founder and CEO, Nantworks; and
    founder and chairman, Healthcare Transformation Institute.
  *David Westin  (USA), former president and CEO, NewsRight LLC, and former
    president, ABC News.

The Bank of America Global Advisory Council will hold its inaugural Annual
Meeting in Hong Kong in early March.

Bank of America
Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving
individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses and large
corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and
other financial and risk management products and services. The company
provides unmatched convenience in the United States, serving approximately 53
million consumer and small business relationships with approximately 5,500
retail banking offices and approximately 16,300 ATMs and award-winning online
banking with 30 million active users. Bank of America is among the world's
leading wealth management companies and is a global leader in corporate and
investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving
corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. Bank
of America offers industry-leading support to approximately 3 million small
business owners through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and
services. The company serves clients through operations in more than 40
countries. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is a component of the
Dow Jones Industrial Average and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Contact:

Reporters May Contact:
For EMEA:
John McIvor, Bank of America, +44.020.7995.8347
john.mcivor@baml.com
Victoria Garrod, Bank of America, +44.7738.011.500
victoria.garrod@baml.com
For AsiaPac:
Mark Tsang, Bank of America, +852.2536.3366
mark.tsang@baml.com
For the U.S.:
Scott Silvestri, Bank of America, +1.980.388.9921
scott.silvestri@bankofamerica.com