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Nazir Razak wins Lifetime Achievement Award; DBS takes home Best Asian Bank Award

At last night's FinanceAsia Country Awards dinner, which celebrated the accomplishments of banks in 13 countries, CIMB's Nazir Razak was given a Lifetime Achievement Award, while DBS won the accolade for Best Asian Bank.

At last night's Country Awards for Achievement dinner, we announced that Nazir Razak, chief executive and managing director of CIMB group and its listed parent company Bumiputra Commerce Holdings, has won FinanceAsia's 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award. We also awarded DBS as the best overall bank in Asia. The awards dinner was held at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong.

Lifetime Achievement Awards typically go to people who are, well, older. It takes a lifetime to achieve great things. That is not the case with Nazir. Our award recipient is indeed quite young -- 42. This is impressive and begs the question What more will he accomplish in the years to come

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