logo-posbA part of the DBS Group, POSB is the largest local bank in Singapore with more than 3.5 million customers. Having served generations of Singaporeans for the past 131 years, it is known as the “People’s Bank”, and prides itself in being “neighbours first, bankers second”.

With a good understanding of Singaporeans through the years, POSB offers products and services that are relevant to the savings, borrowing, investment and insurance needs of all Singaporeans. In expanding its product mix, POSB launched the “POSB Everyday Credit Card” in 2005, offering savings where it matters – petrol, utilities, groceries and more. As part of its 130th anniversary celebrations, POSB refurbished its network of 49 branches in 2007. Today, POSB has a network of 53 branches, over 900 ATMs and close to 200 Cash Acceptance Machines across the island. POSB’s self-service banking network is the largest in Singapore.

POSB acknowledges the passion, commitment and can-do spirit in each of its staff.

koh-kar-siongKoh Kar Siong is Managing Director, POSB Consumer Banking Group

Kar Siong, what is your job like at POSB?

As Managing Director, I oversee the general management and strategic directions of POSB Bank. It’s an exciting role as I’m exposed to different aspects of retail banking including marketing and sales for our consumer banking products.

What is it like being a part of the DBS family?

One of the reasons why I’ve stayed with DBS for 7 years is because the bank values staff and gives us the best support, training and opportunities to develop our careers. Take me for example; I’ve had 7 job rotational postings prior to my current position at POSB, which have helped shape my career in the banking industry. And working in an environment where you feel valued, brings you added satisfaction.


What kind of qualities do you look for in POSB staff?

The key qualities that POSB looks for in candidates include the confidence to lead with humility and the passion to serve with grace.

What are your goals for the future?

I hope to carry on POSB’s rich legacy of being Neighbours First, Bankers Second, by continuing to improve our services to meet our customers’ growing needs.

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To know more about POSB, visit www.posb.com.sg