Our team of principled professionals enable our long-term success.

Our Employee Commitments

Our values give us a shared identity and sense of belonging, and our four employee commitments encourage us to keep raising the standards of our behaviour and performance in service of our customers.


Do What is Right

We do what is right for all of our stakeholders and make decisions that are in the best interests of our organisation, our colleagues and our customers.


Build Meaningful Careers

We encourage enterprise and ambition at all levels. We believe in bringing out the best in everyone through professional development and empowering our colleagues to take ownership of their career paths.


Make a Real Difference

Our unwavering commitment to upholding the UOB values is reflected in how our colleagues serve our customers and our communities with passion. We are here to create impact in shaping our future and adding value to the lives we touch.


Lead by Positive Example

Our leaders act as role models, guiding individuals and teams to take on challenges and to take ownership of their actions. Together, we focus on enabling the success and advancement of all our colleagues.

2018 Highlights

  • Invested $26 million in training our colleagues across the Group, an increase of 22 per cent over 2017;
  • Increased the average number of training hours per person by seven per cent to 46.1 hours;
  • Launched a new training centre in Indonesia and revamped the UOB Learning Centre in Singapore;
  • Extended our Leadership Right By You programme to China, Hong Kong and Indonesia, bringing the total number trained under the programme to 1,480;
  • Rolled out new initiatives incorporating feedback to enhance our training programmes and people management skills Group-wide;
  • Increased the number of job rotations to expand the capabilities of our talent and to hone their leadership skills, from 20 per cent to 39 per cent year on year;
  • Recognised 15 teams for their achievements in productivity and innovation and celebrated the dedication of
    870 long-serving colleagues at the UOB Honours event;
  • Awarded 90 individuals and 35 teams from across the Group for being exemplary in fulfilling the UOB Customer Commitments; and
  • Received 12 industry awards across the region for our outstanding human resource and workplace practices.
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