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Can-do spirit helps non-grad mark 35 years in DBS

Amy Low kept up with changes, held her own among graduates

Published Mon, Sep 22, 2014 · 04:00 PM
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[SINGAPORE] If bank employees are stereotyped as graduates with a penchant for job hopping, then Amy Low, 57, is an aberration on both counts.

The non-graduate has just marked 35 years with DBS Bank, during which time the A-level holder rose from being a clerical assistant in the trade finance department in 1979 to her current job - as vice-president (VP) of trade services, technology & operations, leading a team of 49 people.

Among the 10 per cent of DBS' VP population in Singapore who are not degree holders, she is a long way from her first rank-and-file job with the bank.

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