Awards & Accolades

2016

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 2016, 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.


 

Acquisition International

2016 Offshore Excellence Awards

  • Best Offshore RMB Banking Service - Asia Pacific
  • Recognised Leader in Global Transaction Services
 

AsiaOne

People's Choice Awards

  • Best Bank - POSB
  • Best Bank Top Three - DBS
  • Best Credit Card - DBS Visa Debit Card
  • Best Credit Card Top Three - POSB Everyday Card
  • Best Mobile Banking Service - POSB mBanking
  • Best Mobile Banking Service Top Three - DBS mBanking

AON Hewitt

Aon Hewitt's Best Employers Asia 2016 Award

  • Regional Best Employer (Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan)
  • Best Employer Singapore
  • Best Employer Hong Kong
  • Best Employer for Women Award

Aon Hewitt Best Employers Indonesia 2016

  • Best Employer 2016
  • Best Employer for Women in The Workforce 2016
 

Alpha Southeast Asia

Best Financial Institutions Awards

  • Best Bank
  • Best Bond House
  • Best Cash Management Bank
  • Best Equity House
  • Best Investment Bank
  • Best M&A House
  • Best Trade Finance Bank
 

Asian Banking & Finance

Asian Banking & Finance Retail Banking Awards 2016

  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year, Singapore
  • Online Banking Initiative of the Year, Singapore

Retail Banking Awards

  • Online Banking Initiative of the Year, Hong Kong
  • SME Bank of the Year, Hong Kong
  • Employer Award of the Year, Taiwan (Gold)

Wholesale Banking Awards

  • Best Technnology & Operations, Singapore
  • Best Cash Management, China
  • Best Trade Finance, China
 

Asia Risk

Asia Risk Awards

  • Regional Derivatives House of the Year
 

Asia Smartphone Apps Contest

2015-2016 Certificate of Merits Winners

  • Advertising & Marketing Category
 

Bank of New York

Best Bank - STP

  • Best bank - STP
 

Bloomberg BusinessWeek - Chinese Edition

Bloomberg BusinessWeek Financial Institution Awards 2016

  • Private Banking (Excellence)
  • Commercial Banking (Excellance)
  • Digital Innvocation (Excellance)
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (Excellance)
 

Brand Digital Excellence Awards Singapore

Brand Digital Excellence Awards Singapore 2016

  • Best Consumer Banking Brand
 

British Chamber of Commerce

Annual Business Awards

  • Sustainability Initiatives
 

Business Times

Singapore Corporate Awards

  • Best Annual Report (Silver)
 

Cards & Payments Asia

5th SMART Awards 2016

  • Best Mobile Banking App (Omni)
 

Campaign Asia

PR Awards Asia 2016

  • Corporate Branding Campaign Of The Year (Silver)

Cards and Electronic Payments International

Cards & Electronic Payments International Asia Awards 2016

  • Best Debit Card Product for Asia-Pacific – PAssion (CBG)
  • Best Credit Card Product for Asia-Pacific – Altitude (CBG)
  • (Highly Commended) Best Merchant Acquiring Technology Solution, Asia-Pacific - Paylah (CBG)
  • Best Merchant Ecommerce Solution, Asia-Pacific – MasterPass (CBG)
  • Best Initiative for Customer Engagement, Asia-Pacific – I. Serve (T&O)
  • Best Technology Implementation – Back Office, Asia-Pacific – BPM (T&O)
  • (Highly Commended) Best Payments Initiative – Overall, Asia-Pacific – Paylah (CBG)
  • Best Affinity Co-Branded Program, Asia-Pacific – Taka (CBG)
  • Best New Product, Service or Innovation Launch, Asia-Pacific – Fare free Friday (CBG)
  • Best Brand Engagement Programme, Asia-Pacific – Lifestyle (CBG)
  • (Highly Commended) Best CSR initiative, Asia-Pacific – Paylah (GSMC)
  • (Highly Commended) Best marketing Campaign – Overall, Asia-Pacific – Live Fresh (CBG)
 

CIOAXIS

Innovative CIO 2016

  • Best Innovation in the Banking Industry
 

Commercial Times

Best Service Award

  • Best Service Award-2nd among foreign banks
Community Chest

Community Chest

Community Chest Awards 2016

  • Special Events Gold Award
 

Corporate Governance Asia

Asian Excellence Award

  • Asia's Best CEO (Investor Relations) - Piyush Gupta
  • Asia's Best CFO (Investor Relations) - Chng Sok Hui
  • Best CSR
  • Best Environmental Responsibility
  • Best Investor Relations Company, Singapore
 

Covered Bond Magazine

Award for Excellence

  • Award for Excellence: Editor's award

Customer Experience in Financial Services Asia

CXFS Asia Summit and Awards

  • Best Customer Experience – Branch - IServe
  • Best Customer Experience – Call Centre – IServe Integrated platform
  • Best Customer Experience – Insurance – FYP
  • Best CX Business Model – Customer Frame
  • Best Technology Implementation – Front Office – Dynamic IVR
  • (Highly Commended) Best Client Onboarding Initiative – Virtual Account Opening and Online Loan Application
  • (Highly Commended) Best Technology Implementation – Back-Office – Operation Toolkit
  • Leadership in Customer Experience - Institution
 

Economic Review & IPMI International Business School

Indonesia Corporate Secretary & Corporate Communications Award 2016

  • Best Corporate Communications Program Performance
  • Most Productive Corporate Communications (Individual: Mona Monika, GSMC)
 

Economic Review, IPMI International Business School & NBO Group and Thomas International

Indonesia Human Capital Awards 2016

  • The Best Human Capital for Private Company
  • The Big 5 – Indonesia Best Human Capital
  • The Big 5 – Indonesia Best Human Capital Director (Individual: Satia Indrarini, HR)
 

Efma Accenture

Innovation Awards 2016

  • Digital Distribution
  • Global Innovator (Silver)

Euromoney

Awards for Excellence

  • World's Best Digital Bank
  • Asia's Best Bank
  • Asia's Best Digital Bank
  • Singapore's Best Bank
 

FinanceAsia

20th Anniversary Platinum Awards

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

Country Awards

  • Best Bank, Singapore
  • Best Broker, Singapore
  • Best DCM House, Singapore
  • Best ECM House, Singapore
  • Best Investment Bank, Singapore
  • Best Private Bank, Singapore
 

FX Week

FX Week e-FX Awards

  • Bank e-FX Initiative of the Year
 

Global Banking & Finance Review

Global Banking & Finance Review Awards

  • Fastest Growing Retail Bank Taiwan
  • Fastest Growing Corporate Bank Taiwan
  • Fastest Growing SME Bank Taiwan
 

GlobalCapital Asia/Asiamoney

Best Domestic Bank Awards 2016

  • Best Domestic Bank, Singapore
  • Best Domestic Equity House, Singapore
  • Best Domestic Debt House, Singapore
Global Finance

Global Finance

The Innovators - Foreign Exchange

  • Process Innovation - USD-CNH Cross Currency Swap

The Innovators - Trade Finance

  • Product Innovation - Irrevocable Distributable Ledger

The Innovators - Corporate Finance

  • Product Innovation – Abercrombie & Fitch Online Collection and Cash Pool Solution in Asia
  • Product Innovation – CapitaMalls Asia (CMA) Liquidity Management Solution
  • Product Innovation – Cross-border Pre-shipment Financing Solution for Xinren

World's Best Investment Bank

  • Best Investment Bank, Singapore

World's Best Securities Services Providers Awards

  • Best Subcustodian Bank, Singapore

Treasury and Cash Management Providers 2016

  • Best Overall Bank for Cash Management, APAC

Trade & Supply Chain Finance Awards 2016

  • Best Trade Finance Provider, Singapore

World's Best Foreign Exchange Providers

  • Best FX Provider, SEA
  • Best FX Provider, SG

Stars of China

  • Best Consumer Bank (Foreign)
  • Best Bank for Cross Border Trade Settlement (Foreign)
  • Best Trade Finance Provider (Foreign)
  • Best Treasury and Cash Management (Foreign)

Who's Who in Treasury and Cash Management

  • Who's Who in Treasury and Cash Management - Atul Bhuchar

World's Best Digital Bank Awards

  • Best Consumer Digital Bank, Singapore
  • Consumer sub-category: Best Bill Payment & Presentment, Global
  • Consumer sub-category: Best Website Design, Asia  
  • Consumer sub-category: Best in SMS/Text Banking, Global
  • Best Corporate Institutional Digital Bank, Singapore
  • Corporate sub-category: Best Online Cash Management, Asia
  • Corporate sub-category: Best Web Site Design, Asia
 

Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA)

48th Distinguished Salesperson Award 2016

  • Daniel Tsang
  • Eric Lee
 

Human Resources Magazine

Asia Recruitment Awards 2016

  • Best Employer Brand Development (Gold)
  • Best Graduate Recruitment Programme (Bronze)
  • Best Use Of Recruitment Technology (Silver)
  • Best Candidate Experience By An In-House Recruitment Team (Gold)
  • Best Recruitment Innovation By An In-House Recruitment Team (Gold)
  • Best Recruitment Evaluation Technique (Gold)
  • Best Recruitment Team – In-House (Silver)
  • Asia Recruitment Grand Winner 2016 – In-House (Overall)
 

HRM

HRM Awards

  • Best Health and Well-being Award
 

ICCA (Indonesia Contact Centre Association)

Best Reporting Team (Platinum Winner)

  • The Best Contact Center 2016
 

IDC

IDC Financial Insights Innovation Awards

  • Best Bank in Asia/Pacific
  • Corporate Banking - Leads Generation using text analytics
  • Enterprise Transformation - DFNO
 

IR Magazine

IR Magazine Awards

  • #4 Investor Meetings
  • #4 Best Investor Relations by a senior management team
  • Sustainability Practices
  • Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Governance
  • Grand Prix for Best Investor Relations
  • Southeast Asia Top 25: No. 1 DBS Group
  • Asia Top 50: No. 4 DBS Group
 

Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore

IBF Distinction Evening

  • Aspire Award (Matthias Mar Min Wei)
  • IBF Fellow - Financial Markets (Peter Soh Chuen Kong)
  • IBF Fellow - Risk Management (Hong Tuck Kun)
  • IBF Fellow - Risk Management (Brian Lo Wing Tai)
  • IBF Fellow - Technology & Operations (Choong Yang Ping)
 

International Quality & Productivity Centre (IQPC)

Customer Experience Asia Excellence Awards

  • Best Employee Engagement, Singapore
 

Lighthouse Insights

Digital Campaign Awards 2015

  • Chilli Paneer 2 voted amongst the best 15 digital marketing campaigns of 2015
 

Lions Befrienders Service Association (Singapore)

Lions Befrienders Appreciation & Awards Presentation 2016

  • Distinguished Friend of the Seniors Award
 

Marketing Interactive

MARKies Awards 2016 Hong Kong

  • Best Idea – Customer Acquisition (Gold)
  • Best Idea – Integrated Marketing (Gold)

Mob-Ex Awards 2016

  • Best App – Consumer Brand – DBS PayLah!
  • Best App – Games – DBS Lifestyle App
  • Best App – Games – KYC Game
  • Best Campaign - Direct Response - DBS Lifestyle Mobile Gamification
  • Best Campaign - Research and insights - AIC
  • Best Campaign - Video/Rich media - AIC
 

Marketing Magazine

Loyalty & Engagement Awards

  • Overall brand of the year
  • Best employee engagement strategy, DBS Virtual Conference
  • Best use of Gamification, DBS Virtual Conference
  • Best Use of Brand Advocacy / Influencers, NSSC
  • Best Use of Gamification, DBS Lifestyle
  • Best Use of Contests / Promotions, DBS Paylah
  • Best Employee Engagement Strategy, T&O
  • Best Card-Based Loyalty Programme, DBS Everyday
  • Best Use of Mobile, DBS Lifestyle

Marketing Events Awards

  • Best Event - Games/Contests - PayLah! SGWave
  • Best Event - Ambience - Regatta
  • Best Event - Branding - Regatta
  • Best Event - Internal - Singapore Leadership Conference
  • Event Marketer of the Year

Marketing Events Awards 2016

  • Best Event – CSR (Bronze)
  • Best Small Event (Bronze)
  • Best Use of Social Media (Silver)

Marketing Excellence Awards

  • Excellence in Print Advertising - POSB (Silver)
  • Excellence in TV/Video Advertising - POSB (Silver)
  • Excellence in Integrated Marketing (B2B) - AIC (Silver)
 

Metro Finance and Metro Finance Digital

Hong Kong Leaders Choice 2016

  • Excellent Brand of SME Finance Services
 

NBO Group & SWA

Indonesia Best Companies in Creating Leaders from Within 2016

  • Platinum Winner
 

NICE

NICE EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2016

  • ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE
 

Private Banker International

PBI Greater China Awards

  • (Highly Commended) Best Private Bank in Hong Kong (Foreign)
  • Private Banker International Greater China Rising Star
  • Outstanding Young Private Bankers (Greater China-North Asia)

Private Banker International Awards

  • Outstanding Young Private Banker APAC - Karen Lam
  • Outstanding Young Private Banker - Eugene Tan
  • Outstanding Young Private Banker - Gaurav
  • Outstanding Young Private Banker - Hussain
  • Outstanding Young Private Banker - Kelvin
  • Outstanding Young Private Banker - Kenneth Choi
  • Outstanding Young Private Banker - Michele
  • Outstanding Young Private Banker - Santosh
  • Outstanding Young Private Banker - Sheryl Ho
  • Outstanding Young Private Banker - Sulaiman
  • Outstanding Young Private Banker - Susan Tan
  • Outstanding Private Bank - Asia Pacific Regional Player
  • Outstanding Private Bank - South Asia
  • Outstanding Wealth Management Service for the Affluent
 

Project Finance International

Project Finance International Awards

  • Best Practice: Local Financial Advisor for Sportshub Project
 

PWM/The Banker

Global Private Banking Awards

  • Best Private Bank in Singapore
 

Questex Asia

IBM Marketing Innovation Awards 2016

  • Customer Analytics - Qlikview
 

Retail Banker International

Retail Banker International Awards

  • Best Bank in Community Outreach Initiative – DBS x CAL Talk
  • Best Digital Marketing Campaign – DBS Taiwan
  • Best Marketing Campaign Overall – AIC
  • Excellence in Business Model Innovation - DFNO
  • Excellence in Contact Centre Innovation
  • Excellence in Client On-boarding Communication
  • Excellence in Internet Banking – Cross-Border
  • Excellence in Internet Banking – Overall
  • Excellence in Internal Communications – PRIDE (DBS Taiwan)
  • Excellence in Loan Origination - OLAF
  • Excellence in Service Innovation - Demand Management Model
  • Excellence in SME Banking
  • Trailblazer of the Year – Institution
  • (Highly Commended) Best Graduate Employment Scheme – Retail Banking
  • (Highly Commended) Best Staff Training & Development Program – Digital Graduate Training Program
  • (Highly Commended) Dynamic Third Party Partnership – DBS Accelerator with NEST
  • (Highly Commended) Excellence in Mobile Banking – Customisation
  • (Highly Commended) Excellence in Multi-Channel Integration - DBS Digital Retail Banking
  • (Highly Commended) Excellence in Service Innovation – Service Centre Branch Model
  • (Highly Commended) Excellence in Social Media – Customer Relations & Brand Engagement – DBS BusinessClass
 

SWA

The Young Women Future Business Leaders 2016

  • Individual Winner: Astri Piesca Rini (Risk Management Group)

Securities Investors Association Singapore (SIAS)

Investors' Choice Awards

  • Most Transparent Company Award - Finance [WINNER]
  • Most Transparent Company Award - Golden Circle Award [WINNER]
  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award - Big Cap category [WINNER]
  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award - Diversity [MERIT]
  • Best Retail Broker Award [WINNER]
 

Singapore Business Awards

Singapore Business Awards

  • Outstanding Chief Executive Officer of the Year for 2015
 

Talent Unleashed

Talent Unleashed Awards

  • Most Disruptive CIO/CTO (Neal Cross)
 

The Asian Banker

Retail Financial Services Programme

  • Best Retail Bank in Asia Pacific
  • Best Retail Bank Singapore
  • Branch Automation Project

Taiwan Country Awards for Excellence in Retail Financial Services

  • Best Employee Engagement Initiative
  • Brand Initiative of the Year
 

The Asset

Infrastructure Awards

  • Oil and gas deal of the year (PT Medco E&P Tomori Sulawesi US$200 million senior secured term loan facility)
  • Power deal of the year (A$5.9 billion financing for acquisition of TransGrid by NSW Electricity Networks)
  • Best social infrastructure deal, Singapore (Singapore SportsHub S$1.5 billion refinancing)

Asset Servicing Awards

  • Best Custodian Bank, Singapore

Private Banking, Wealth Management, Investment and ETF Awards

  • Best Private Bank – Singapore
  • Best Wealth Manager – Asia
  • Best Wealth Manager – Singapore

Private Banking, Wealth Management, Investment and ETF Awards

  • Editors' Triple Star: DBS Minmax
  • Transaction Banker of the Year - Asian Bank (John Laurens)
  • Best Specialist Bank for Emerging Corporates, APAC
  • Best Specialist Bank for FI and NBFI, APAC
  • Best Specialist Bank for SMEs, APAC
  • Best in Treasury & Cash Management, ASEAN
  • Best Cash Management Bank, Singapore
  • Best Cash Management Solution, Singapore – Grabtaxi
  • Best in Treasury and Working Capital - SMEs, Singapore
  • Best in Treasury and Working Capital - Liquidity Management, Singapore
  • Best Renminbi Bank, Singapore
  • Best Structured Finance Bank, Singapore
  • Best Structured Trade Deal, Singapore – Halcyon Agri Corporation Ltd
  • Best Trade Finance Deal, Singapore –Lenovo Group Ltd
  • Best Transaction Bank, Singapore
  • Best Wealth Manager - China
  • Best Wealth Manager – Indonesia
  • Best Wealth Manager – Hong Kong
  • Best ETF Broker

Treasury, Trade and Risk Management

  • Best Trade Finance Solution, Indonesia - PT Akino Wahanamulia
  • Best Cash Management Solution, Hong Kong – Huhtamaki
  • Best Liquidity Management, Corporate Solution, Indonesia – PT Panin Dai-ichi Life
  • Best Trade Finance Solution, China - Shandong Coking Group
  • Best Cash Management Solution, China - Chongqing Grain Group
  • Best Electronic Banking Implementation, India - Wings Travel Management
  • Best Trade Finance Deal, India - Indigo
  • Best in Treasury and Working Capital - Supply Chain Solutions
  • Best in Treasury and Working Capital - NBFIs
  • Best Trade Finance Bank, Indonesia
 

The Banker

Deals of the Year

  • Bonds: Corporates (Huawei USD 1bn bond)

Technology Projects of the Year

  • Risk Management Project of the Year - Trade Alerts

Transaction Banking Awards

  • Best Transaction Bank in Asia Pacific
  • Best Regional Supply Chain Finance Bank, Asia
 

The Hong Kong General Chamber of Small and Medium Business

SME Best Partner Award 2016

  • SME Best Partner Award
 

TISS Leap Vault

Best App – Games KYC Game

  • Best App- Games
 

Treasury Today Asia

Adam Smith Awards

  • HIGHLY COMMENDED - BEST LIQUIDITY MANAGEMENT SOLUTION - TCC Group
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED - BEST FINANCING SOLUTION – Soilbuild Business Space REIT
  • (Highly Commended) Best Cash Management Solution - Chinachem
  • (Highly Commended) Best Working Capital Management/AP/AR Solution - Wanxiang Resource
 

TISS LeapVault CLO Awards

Best Blended Learning Program - Learning Premier League

  • Best Blended Learning Program
 

Verint

Innovation in Business Excellence 2016

  • Speech Analytics Technology
 

Wealth Briefing Asia

Wealth Briefing Asia Awards

  • Best Private Bank - Client Service
  • Domestic Clients Team
  • HNW Team
 

Women Review

Anugerah Perempuan Indonesia

  • Women Leaders in Private Sector (Satia Indrarini, HR)
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