Peter Seah Lim Huat
Mr Seah, 64, 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. Mr Seah is the present Chairman of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd and Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd. Mr Seah was a banker for 33 years before retiring as Vice Chairman and CEO of the former Overseas Union Bank in 2001.
At this juncture, Mr Seah is a member of the Temasek Holdings Advisory Panel. He also serves on the boards of Starhub Ltd., CapitaLand Limited, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Private Limited and Fullerton Financial Holdings Pte Ltd. Amongst other appointments, he is also a member of the Defence Science and Technology Agency.
Mr Seah is Chairman of the Executive Committee and a member of the Board Risk Management Committee, Audit Committee, Compensation and Management Development Committee and Nominating Committee.
In addition, he is Chairman of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited and also chairs its Board Risk Management Committee.
Chief Executive Officer
Appointed on 9 November 2009, Mr Gupta, 51, is CEO of DBS Group Holdings Ltd and DBS Bank Ltd. Prior to joining DBS, Mr Gupta was CEO of Citibank for South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Mr Gupta has spent over two-thirds of his 27-year career in South East Asia and Hong Kong, including 8 years in Singapore.
Mr Gupta serves on the boards of The Institute of Banking and Finance, Global Indian Foundation, Dr Goh Keng Swee Scholarship Fund and MasterCard Asia/ Pacific, Middle East and Africa Regional Advisory Board. He is also a member of the Governing Council of the Human Capital Leadership Institute, an advisory board member of Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics, and a Managing Council member of the Indian Businessleaders Roundtable under the Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA).
Mr Gupta is a member of the Executive Committee. He is also Vice Chairman of DBS’ subsidiary companies, The Islamic Bank of Asia Limited and DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited.
Ang Kong Hua
Appointed on 21 March 2005, Mr Ang, 67, is Chairman of SembCorp Industries Ltd and Global Logistic Properties Limited. He spent 28 years in NSL Ltd as CEO and he retired as Executive Director in December 2010. Currently, Mr Ang also serves on the boards of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Private Limited and GIC Special Investments Private Limited.
Mr Ang is a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee.
Bart Joseph Broadman
Appointed on 17 December 2008, Dr Broadman, 50, is Managing Director of Alphadyne Asset Management based in Singapore. Prior to forming Alphadyne, Dr Broadman spent 14 years in Asia working for J.P. Morgan, most recently as Vice Chairman of Asia and Head of Markets (Credit, Rates and Equities) in Asia.
He is currently a board member of the Central Provident Fund and serves on its Investment Committee. He is also a board member of the Singapore American School. Dr Broadman also sits on the Nanyang Technological University Investment Committee and has recently been appointed Chairman of the Financial Research Council of the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
Dr Broadman is a member of the Compensation and Management Development Committee and the Board Risk Management Committee.
Andrew Robert Fowell Buxton
Appointed on 17 February 2006, Mr Buxton, 71, was a career banker with Barclays Bank PLC and retired in 1999 having served as Chairman from 1993 to 1999. Following his retirement, he served as senior advisor to the Barclays Group on its Middle East business until 2003. He was President of the British Bankers Association from 1998 to 2002 and a Member of the Court of the Bank of England from 1997 to 2001. He was a Director of CapitaLand Limited from 2003 to 2007.
He is currently Chairman of Validata Holdings Ltd, a Fellow of the Institute of Financial Services, and a Patron of the Institute for Education Business Excellence.
Mr Buxton was honoured for his services to international trade at the Queen’s Birthday Honours in June 2003 when he was made a Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George.
Mr Buxton is a member of the Board Risk Management Committee, and sits on the board of Islamic Bank of Asia Limited and also chairs its Audit Committee.
Christopher Cheng Wai Chee
Appointed on 1 June 2007, Mr Cheng, 62, is Chairman of Wing Tai Properties Limited (formerly known as USI Holdings Limited) and Winsor Properties Holdings Limited.
Amongst several other directorships, Mr Cheng is Chairman of Governance Committee of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee (Hong Kong Monetary Authority), a steward of Hong Kong Jockey Club, a non-executive Director of Temasek Foundation CLG Limited, a member of the Yale University President’s Council on International Activities, a member of the Board of Overseers of Columbia Business School, a member of the International Advisory Board of Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a council member of The University of Hong Kong.
Mr Cheng is a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation and Management Development Committee. In addition, he is a Director of DBS Bank (China) Limited and also chairs its Audit Committee.
Euleen Goh Yiu Kiang
Appointed on 1 December 2008, Ms Goh, 55, is currently non-executive Chairman of the Singapore International Foundation.
She is a non-executive Director of Aviva PLC, Singapore Airlines Limited and Singapore Exchange Limited. She also acts as Chairperson of the Accounting Standards Council and is a member of the Management Advisory Board of NUS Business School. Ms Goh was CEO of Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore from 2001 to March 2006. She held various senior management positions in Standard Chartered Bank, retiring in March 2006 after some 21 years with the Bank.
Ms Goh chairs the Board Risk Management Committee and is a member of the Nominating Committee, Compensation and Management Development Committee and Executive Committee.
Kwa Chong Seng
Appointed on 29 July 2003, Mr Kwa, 64, is Chairman and Managing Director of ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd and the Lead Country Manager for the ExxonMobil group of companies in Singapore.
He is also Deputy Chairman of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited and a Director of Sinopec SenMei (Fujian) Petroleum Company Limited. Mr Kwa serves as a member of the Public Service Commission.
Mr Kwa is Chairman of the Compensation and Management Development Committee.
Ambat Ravi Shankar Menon
Appointed on 1 May 2009, Mr Menon, 47, is the Permanent Secretary of Singapore’s Ministry of Trade & Industry (MTI). Prior to that, he was Second Permanent Secretary of MTI, Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Finance, and Assistant Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, where he worked from 1987 to 2003.
Mr Menon is a member of the Board of Trustees of SINDA and the Board of Governors of Raffles Institution. He is Chairman of Singapore Co-operation Enterprise and a Director of the National Research Foundation and Singapore-India Partnership Foundation.
Mr Menon is a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee.
John Alan Ross
Appointed on 6 February 2003, Mr Ross, 66, was Corporate Chief Operating Officer for the Deutsche Bank Group until his retirement in February 2002. Before joining Deutsche Bank in 1992, he spent 21 years at the Bank of New York, where he was last its Executive Vice President, Head of Global Asset and Liability Management.
He was recently appointed as a board member of TPG Specialty Lending, Inc.
Mr Ross is Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Board Risk Management Committee. In addition, he is Chairman of DBS Bank (China) Limited and also chairs its Board Risk Management Committee.
Danny Teoh Leong Kay
Appointed on 1 October 2010, Mr Teoh, 55, spent 27 years in KPMG LLP, Singapore and was the Managing Partner since 2005 before he retired from KPMG in September 2010. Mr Teoh is a qualified Chartered Accountant in the UK and is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
He is currently a board member of Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd and also chairs its Audit Committee. In addition, he is also a Director of Keppel Corporation Limited, JTC Corporation and the Singapore Olympic Foundation.
Mr Teoh is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Board Risk Management Committee.