DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia. We are headquartered in Singapore, with a growing presence in Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. As a bank born and bred in Asia, we are well-positioned as your partner to capture opportunities across the region.
DBS is fully committed to effective governance to protect the interests of all our stakeholders and to promote the long-term sustainability of the Group. The Group's efforts in improving corporate governance were recognised and we picked up the Gold for Best Managed Board for companies with SGD 1 billion and above in market capitalization at the Singapore Corporate Awards 2014 in the Big Cap Category.
Recruiting individuals for their talent is only the first step. Imbuing them with a sense of purpose, providing training, and encouraging them to aim high are also key if we are to build a high-performance organisation with highly engaged employees. To achieve this, we provide differentiated employee experiences, including learning and development, rewards and recognition, and a work-life balance.
Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS is a market leader in Singapore with over four million customers and also has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth, namely, Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. With over 280 branches across 18 markets in Asia, we are the largest bank in Singapore and Southeast Asia.
DBS is honoured to be recognised as the Bank of the Year, Asia by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times Group, and Best Bank in Asia-Pacific by Global Finance. The bank has also been named "Safest Bank in Asia" by Global Finance for nine consecutive years from 2009 to 2017. We dedicate our progress over the years to each and every one of our customers and employees in the region. Your belief in DBS inspires us to continuously lead the way and shape the future of banking in Asia.