Olivier Crespin is the Group Head Digital Bank at DBS. He joined DBS in July 2010 as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for DBS Private Bank. Shortly after, his responsibilities expanded to cover the wealth management and consumer banking businesses. Olivier was appointed to his current role in March 2014.
In April 2016, DBS launched Digibank in India, where it has seen strong success as the country’s first mobile only, completely paperless, signatureless, branchless bank using ground breaking technology from biometrics to artificial intelligence.
In Jul 2016, DBS Bank has been named the World's Best Digital Bank by finance magazine Euromoney at its annual awards for excellence.
Olivier’s team is currently preparing the next iteration of digibank for launch in Indonesia later this year.
Prior to joining DBS, Olivier was Citibank’s Global Head of operations for Private Banking. Concurrently, in his global role, he was International Head of Smith Barney’s Operations.
During his career, Olivier has held different business and operational positions across Europe, Latin America, Asia and North America.
Olivier is well versed in English, French and Spanish and has wide international exposure. His public service awards included “Singapore most supportive boss” by the Singapore Sports Council and “Singapore H.E.A.L.T.H. Leader” by the Health Promotion Board. Olivier was appointed as Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) fellow. Olivier is also on the list of Asian Banker Leading Practitioners.
Olivier has a “Maitrise en Droit” Master Degree in Law from University of Metz (France).