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Relearning the ropes

For veteran banker and DBS chairman Peter Seah, returning to banking in 2009 after a hiatus of about eight years meant having to get up to speed with an industry digitalised and transformed.

"It's not a cliff approach, where jobs disappear overnight. A world where robots replace humans who sit around, I don't see that happening." - Peter Seah.

DBS GROUP HOLDINGS is on a roll. Singapore's largest listed company (by total market value) has become an investor's must-hold and features in many fund managers' portfolios. Yet, in its annual meetings with shareholders, the bank often gets brickbats, some of which aren't related to its...

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