Awards & Accolades

2014

At DBS, we put our customers first. And the confidence that our customers have in us drives us to excel and to redefine boundaries.

We continued to garner numerous prestigious awards in 2014, reflecting our growing strength and influence on the financial landscape throughout Asia. We are proud that the market recognises the strengths of our diverse team and our ability to deliver innovative financial solutions to our customers. Here are some of our awards.


 

Alpha Southeast Asia

Best Deal/Solution Awards

  • Best Deal/Solution Awards
  • Best Local Currency Bond Deal of the Year - PT Protelindo Finance B.V Tbk's S$180 million CGIF bond issue
  • Best Bank
  • Best M&A House
  • Best Transaction Bank
 

Alpha Southeast Asia

Best Financial Institutions Awards

  • Best Bank
  • Best Bond House
  • Best Equity House
  • Best Investment Bank
  • Best Trade Finance Bank
  • Best Mortgage-Lending Bank
 

APLMA

Asia-Pacific Syndicated Loan Awards

  • Syndicated Loan House of the Year
  • Syndicated Deal of the Year (Alibaba)
  • Syndicated Corporate Deal of the Year (Alibaba)
  • Syndicated Acquisition Finance Deal of the Year (CNOOC)
 

Asia Risk

15th Annual Asia Risk Awards

  • Regional Derivatives House of the Year
  • House of the Year, Singapore
 

Asiamoney

Asiamoney Best Country Deal Awards

  • Best Country Deal, Singapore - Goodpack's $720m KKR buyout financing
 

Asiamoney

Regional Capital Markets and Investment Banking Awards

  • Best local currency bond - Olam International's $400m senior bond
 

Asiamoney

Best Managed Company Awards

  • Best Managed Company in Singapore (large cap)
  • Best Executive in Singapore - Piyush Gupta, CEO
 

Asiamoney

Best of the Best Managed Company Awards

  • Best Managed Company in Singapore (Large Caps)
 

Asiamoney

Best Banks Awards

  • Best Equity House
  • Best Debt House
 

Asian Banking & Finance

Retail Banking Awards

  • Website of the Year - Singapore
  • Best Online Banking Initiative (DBS Quick Credit)
  • Core Banking System Initiative - Singapore
  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Singapore
  • Advertising Campaign of the Year - Singapore
 

Asian Banking & Finance

Wholesale Banking Awards

  • Singapore Domestic Technology & Operations Bank of the Year
  • Singapore Domestic Cash Management Bank of the Year
  • Singapore Domestic Project Finance Bank of the Year
  • Singapore Domestic Foreign Exchange Bank of the Year

AsiaOne

People's Choice Awards

  • Best Banks Top Three: DBS/POSB
  • Best Credit Card/Debit Card Top Three: POSB Everyday Card
 

Business Times

Singapore Corporate Awards

  • Best Managed Board (Large Caps - Gold) - AUM above SGD 1 billion
  • Best Investor Relations Award - Silver
 

Cards & Electronic Payments International

Cards & Electronic Payments International, Asia Trailblazer

  • Technology Initiative of the Year - Business Activity Monitoring (BAM)
  • Debit Card Product of the Year - Singapore
  • Debit Card Product of the Year - Regional
  • Card Customer Service Award of the Year

Community Chest

Community Chest Awards

  • Corporate Gold Award
  • SHARE Corporate Gold Award
  • Special Events Gold Award: POSB
 

Contact Centre Association of Singapore (CCAS)

CCAS Contact Centre Awards

  • Best IT Infrastructure Support Specialist (Elson Heah) - Gold
  • Best Contact Centre Quality Assurance Specialist of the Year (Steven Lim) - Gold
  • Best Contact Centre Quality Assurance Specialist of the Year (Siti Fatimah Ramdan) - Gold
  • Best Customer Service Professional of the Year above 100 seats (Vanitha Munisamy) - Silver
  • Best Customer Service Professional of the Year above 100 seats (John Christian) - Gold
  • Best Contact Center Team Leader of the Year above 100 seats (Lincoln Lim) - Bronze
  • Best Contact Center Team Leader of the Year above 100 seats (Tau Hida Hassan Basuki) - Gold
  • Best Contact Center Manager of the Year above 100 seats (Kelly Lau) - Bronze
  • Best Contact Center Manager of the Year above 100 seats (Christine Chai) - Gold
  • Best Customer Experience Delivered - Bronze
  • Best In-House Contact Centre of the Year above 100 seats

Corporate Governance Asia

2nd Asian Company Secretary of the Year Award

  • Company Secretary of the Year (Koo Sue Lynn)

Corporate Governance Asia

Recognition Award - 10th Best of Asia

  • Asian Corporate Director of the Year Award 2014 (Piyush Gupta)
  • Icon on Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance Asia

Asian Excellence Awards

  • Best Investor Relations Company
  • Best CFO for Investor Relations (Chng Sok Hui)
  • Best CEO for Investor Relations (Piyush Gupta)
 

Corporate Treasurer

Alliance Awards

  • Best Cost and Budget Management Strategy
 

Euromoney

Awards for Excellence

  • Best Domestic Bank
  • Best Debt House (Singapore)
 

FinanceAsia

Country Awards

  • Best Private Bank
  • Best FX Bank
  • Best Broker
  • Best ECM House
  • Best DCM House
  • Best Investment Bank
  • Best Bank
 

Futures and Options World (FOW)

The FOW Awards for Asia

  • Bank of the Year

Gallup

Great Workplace Award

  • Great Workplace Award

Global Finance

World's Best Internet Banks Awards

  • Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Banks - Best Trade Finance Services
  • Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Bank - Country
  • Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Banks - Best Online Cash Management
  • Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Banks - Best Trade Finance Services

Global Finance

World's Best Subcustody Bank Awards

  • Best Subcustodian

Global Finance

World's Best Banks

  • Best Bank (SG)
  • Best Bank (APAC)

Global Finance

World's Best Investment Bank Awards

  • Best Investment Bank

Global Finance

World's Best Supply Chain Finance Providers Awards

  • Best Invoice Discount Management Deal

Global Finance

World's Best Foreign Exchange Providers

  • Best Foreign Exchange Provider (SEA)
  • Best Foreign Exchange Provider (SG)

Global Finance

World's Best Trade Finance Providers

  • Best Trade Finance Provider
 

HRM

HRM Awards Singapore

  • Best Graduate Development
  • Best Reward & Recognition Strategies
  • Best Work-Life Balance
 

Human Resources Online

Human Resources Excellence Awards

  • Excellence in Compensation & Benefits Strategy (Silver)

IDC

Financial Insights Innovation Awards

  • Branch Banking Experience
  • Mobile and Electronic Channel Engagement (HK Online Loans Centre)
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Asia’s Most Accessible Bank: POSB
 

IFR Asia

IFR Asia Awards

  • Singapore Bond House
  • Singapore Equity Issue - Fraser Hospitality
  • Singapore Loan House
  • Loan of the Year - CT Corp
 

Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore

National Infocomm Awards 2014

  • Most Innovative Use of Infocomm Technology (Private Sector - General) - Driving Optimal ATM Cash Management with Analytics
 

Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)

Singapore Accountancy Awards

  • Accountant of the Year - Chng Sok Hui
 

IR Magazine

IR Magazine Awards

  • Grand prix for best overall investor relations - Large cap
  • Best investor relations by a Singapore company
  • Best in sector - Financials (excluding Real estate)
  • Best investor relations by a Singapore company
 

Marketing Magazine

Marketing Excellence Awards

  • Excellence in Integrated Marketing (B2B) - AIC (Bronze)
  • Excellence in Integrated Marketing (Consumer) - AIC (Silver)
 

Marketing Magazine

Marketing Events Awards

  • Best Home Grown Event - DBS Marina Regatta
  • Best Sports-Oriented Event - DBS Marina Regatta
 

Marketing Magazine

Loyalty & Engagement Awards

  • Best use of Consumer Insights/ Analytics - "Lucky 3 Treasures" campaign
  • Best Employee Engagement Strategy - DBS Consumer Banking Operations Singapore, People Engagement Programme

Marketing Magazine

Public Relations Awards

  • Best Use of Influencers (DBS Marina Regatta): Bronze
  • Best Internal Communications/Employee Engagement (Best of Us): Bronze

Marketing Magazine

Mob-Ex Awards

  • Best mCommerce Solution - Silver
  • Best Mobile Site (MOCO) - Gold
  • Best Original Content (Home Connect) - Silver
 

MasterCard

MasterCard Innovation Forum

  • Best Co-brand Programme - Passion POSB Debit MasterCard Card
  • Best Loyalty and Rewards Programme - POSB Everyday MasterCard Card
 

National Arts Council

Patron of the Arts

  • Patron of the Arts Award
 

NTUC

Best Companies for Mums

  • Most Supportive Colleagues
 

NTUC

May Day Awards

  • May Day Partnership Award (Koh Cheng Hwee)
  • Medal of Commendation (Samantha Chia)
 

People’s Association

Community Spirit Award

  • Excellence Award: POSB
 

Private Banker International

Private Banker International 24th Global Wealth Summit & Awards

  • Outstanding Private Bank – Asia Pacific
  • Most Innovative Business Model
  • Outstanding Young Private Banker – Bryan Tan
  • Outstanding Young Private Banker – Desmond Poon
  • Outstanding Young Private Banker – Donny Kurniawan
  • Outstanding Young Private Banker – Lois Wan
  • Outstanding Young Private Banker – Ravi Ramakrishnan
 

Procurement Leaders

Procurement Leaders Awards

  • Transformation Award
 

PWM/The Banker

Global Private Banking Awards

  • Best Leader in Private Banking (Tan Su Shan)
  • Best Private Bank in Use of Technology
  • Best Private Bank
 

Retail Banker International

International Awards

  • Retail Bank of the Year
 

Retail Banker International

Trailblazer Awards

  • Best Debit Card Offering (POSB GO)
  • Best Credit Card Offering (POSB Everyday Card)
  • Best Debit Card Offering (DBS One.Tap)
  • Inventiveness in NFC and Contactless Payments
  • Excellence in Service Innovation
  • Excellence in Payment Innovation (Internet Banking Cross Border)
  • Trailblazer of the Year
  • Excellence in Social Media - Customer Relations/Brand Engagement
  • Innovation in Service Delivery - ATM
 

SAG (Software AG - Germany)

Innovation Awards 2014 - Customer Experience- iCall

  • Innovation Awards 2014 - Customer Experience
 

Securities Investors Association Singapore (SIAS)

SIAS 15th Investors' Choice Awards

  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award - Big Cap category
  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award - Diversity
  • Most Transparent Company (Finance)
  • Internal Audit Excellence Award (Runner-up)
 

Sport Singapore

Best Sports Event of the Year (Local)

  • Best Sports Event of the Year (Local)

The Asian Banker

The Asian Banker Summit Awards

  • Best Broker

The Asian Banker

Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards

  • Best Remittance Service (DBS Remit)

The Asian Banker

Transaction Banking Awards

  • Leading Counterparty Bank

The Asian Banker

Promising Young Banker Award

  • Promising Young Banker - Alfian Sharifuddin

The Asian Banker

Transaction Banking Awards

  • Best Transaction Banking Product (IDEAL 3.0)
  • Best Cash Management Bank

The Asian Banker

Technology Implementation Awards

  • Best ATM and Kiosks (Best Self Service Banking Project) (SSB)
  • Best Cloud Based Programme (IDE)

The Asian Banker

Risk Management Awards

  • Best Risk Management Technology
 

The Asset

Regional House and Deal Awards

  • Best Syndicated Loan
  • Best REIT House
  • Best Brokerage House
  • Best Local Currency Bond - Olam International S$400 million bonds
 

The Asset

Country Awards

  • Best Domestic Bank
  • Best Domestic Investment Bank
  • Best Domestic Bond House
  • Best Equity House
 

The Asset

Private Banking, Wealth Management and Investment Awards

  • Best Private Bank, Singapore
 

The Asset

Triple A Private Banking, Wealth Management and Investment Awards

  • Best Wealth Manager, Asia
 

The Asset

Private Banking, Wealth Management and Investment Awards

  • Best Wealth Manager, Singapore
  • Best Derivatives House, Singapore
 

The Asset

Islamic Finance Awards

  • Best Deal (Swiber Capital)
  • Best Deal (Swiber)
 

The Asset

Asset Servicing, Fund Management & Investor Awards

  • Best Domestic Custodian
 

The Asset

Treasury, Trade & Risk Management Awards

  • Treasury and Working Capital Banker of the Year (Lum Yin Fong)
  • Editors' Triple Star: Working Capital Advisory
  • Best RMB Bank
  • Best Risk Management Bank
  • Best Structured Trade Finance Bank
  • Best Trade Finance Solution (ENOC)
  • Best Risk Management Solution (OTI)
  • Best in Working Capital and Trade Finance
  • Best in Treasury and Working Capital - MNC/Large Corporates
  • Best in Treasury and Working Capital - NBFI
  • Best Cash Management Bank
  • Best Cash Management Solution (Alipay)
  • Specialist Award: Best for SMEs
  • Specialist Award: Best for Emerging Corporates
 

The Asset

Islamic Finance Awards

  • Best Deal (Ooredoo)

The Banker

Bank of the Year

  • Bank of the Year, Singapore

The Banker

The Banker's Transaction Banking Awards

  • Best Transaction Bank from Asia-Pacific
  • Best Transaction Bank for Securities Services 2014
  • Best Transaction Bank for Supply Chain Finance 2014

The Banker

Deals of the Year

  • Loan of the Year
  • Securitisation and Structured Finance
 

Wealth Briefing Asia

Wealth Briefing Asia Awards

  • Domestic Clients Team
 

World Branding Awards

World Branding Awards

  • Brand of the Year
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