Newly turned pro Joseph Schooling inks 3-year DBS deal

Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling's DBS deal will see him work with the bank to inspire young people through community activities and social media engagements. A career in wealth management at DBS could also be on the cards for the University o
Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling's DBS deal will see him work with the bank to inspire young people through community activities and social media engagements. A career in wealth management at DBS could also be on the cards for the University of Texas economics major after he retires.PHOTO: DBS

Seven-figure tie-up with local bank illustrates Olympic champion's appeal to major brands

Now that he has turned professional, big brands are looking to link up with Singapore's only Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling to leverage on his star status at home.

The 22-year-old has tied up with local bank DBS for three years, his second commercial partnership in the space of a week after becoming brand ambassador for the fashion label Hugo Boss last Monday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 02, 2018, with the headline 'Newly turned pro Schooling inks 3-year DBS deal'. Print Edition | Subscribe