DBS Appoints Latiff as New Institutional Digital Head

Banking veteran takes on digital lead for Singapore-based bank’s institutional operations.

Headquartered in Singapore, DBS held total assets of S$482 billion as at December 31, 2016.

Latiff takes on responsibility for furthering the bank’s digital suite of products and services for large corporate customers. Prior to joining DBS, Latiff was regional head of product management, global liquidity and cash Management, Asia at HSBC, and has over twenty years’ experience with Citi and JP Morgan in cash management and treasury roles.

Latiff will report to John Laurens, DBS’ head of global transaction services, and Ng Peng Khim, DBS’ head of technology and digital innovation for its institutional banking group.

“Digital corporate banking is at the core of our transaction banking strategy and the way in which we will further strengthen our institutional banking franchise,” said Laurens in a statement. “The development of digital propositions is rapidly reshaping the manner in which we work with customers. We aim to create value across our clients’ commercial and financial operations and support their transformational change objectives.” 

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