DBS Group Holdings Ltd.

DBS Group Holdings Ltd.

Sector: National Commercial Banks Region: Singapore

: | OTC Markets: DBSDY | Frankfurt Stock Exchange: DEVL | Singapore Exchange: D05

Similar to: Banco di Sardegna SpA, BNP Paribas SA, Société Générale SA

DBS Group Holdings Ltd. operates as an investment holding company, which engages in the provision of retail, small and medium-sized enterprise, corporate and investment banking services. The company operates through the following business segments: Consumer Banking/Wealth Management, Institutional Banking, Treasury, and Others. The Consumer Banking/Wealth Management segment provides services such as current and savings accounts, fixed deposits, loans and home finance, cards, payments, investment and insurance products. The Institutional Banking segment offers financial services and products to institutional clients, including non-bank financial institutions, government linked companies, large corporate and small and medium-sized businesses. The Treasury segment supplies treasury services to corporations, institutional and private investors, financial institutions and other market participants. The Others segment encompasses activities from corporate decisions, and income and expenses not attributed to the business segments described. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Singapore.

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DBS Group's Wee Discusses Global Currency Market

May 24 (Bloomberg) -- Philip Wee, a senior currency economist at DBS Group Holdings Ltd., Southeast Asia's largest lender, talks with Bloomberg's Paul Gordon about the outlook for global currencies. Wee, speaking from Singapore, also discusses the euro-region sovereign debt crisis and its implications for the euro and Asian currencies, and Federal Reserve monetary policy. (This is an excerpt of the full interview. Source: Bloomberg)

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DBS Group's Wee Discusses Global Currency Market

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Peter Seah Lim Huat, Chairman
Mr Seah joined the Board of Directors of DBS Group Holdings Ltd and DBS Bank Ltd on 16 November 2009 and assumed the role of Chairman on 1 May 2010. He is Chairman of the Compensation and Management Development Committee, Executive Committee and Nominating Committee, as well as a member of the Audit Committee and Board Risk Management Committee. In addition, he is Chairman of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited and also chairs its Board Risk Management Committee.
Mr Seah is the present Chairman of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd, Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd and LaSalle College of the Arts Limited. Mr Seah was a banker for 33 years before retiring as Vice Chairman and CEO of the former Overseas Union Bank in 2001.
Mr Seah is a member of the Temasek Holdings Advisory Panel. He also serves on the boards of CapitaLand Limited, Starhub Ltd, STATS ChipPAC Ltd and Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Private Limited. Amongst other appointments, he is also a board member of the Defence Science and Technology Agency.
Piyush Gupta, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Piyush Gupta is Chief Executive Officer and Director of DBS Group, as well as Director of DBS’ subsidiary companies, The Islamic Bank of Asia Limited and DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited.
Prior to joining DBS, Piyush was Citigroup’s Chief Executive Officer for South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
Piyush began his career with Citibank in India in 1982 and over the years, held various senior management roles across Citi's corporate and consumer banking businesses, including Head of Strategic Planning for Emerging Markets and Regional Director for Global Transaction Services for Asia Pacific. He has also served as Citi's Country Officer for Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore respectively.
Piyush’s external appointments include serving on the Group of Experts to the ASEAN Capital Markets Forum and on the boards of The Institute of Banking and Finance, Global Indian Foundation, Dr. Goh Keng Swee Scholarship Fund, the MasterCard Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa Regional Advisory Board, the Institute of International Finance and Human Capital Leadership Institute. He is an advisory board member of Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics, and a council member of Singapore Business Federation. Piyush is also a Managing Council member of Indian Businessleaders Roundtable (under SINDA) and the Chairman of The Association of Banks in Singapore.
Married with two children, Piyush has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Economics from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, India and an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad.

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