Geoffroy Bazin has been appointed as Country Head of the BNP Paribas Group in Luxembourg with effect from 1 July 2018. At its meeting on 15 February 2018, the Board of Directors of BGL BNP Paribas also appointed Geoffroy Bazin as Chairman of the bank’s Executive Committee with effect from 1 July 2018. He will also become a director on the bank’s Board of Directors. Geoffroy Bazin will succeed Carlo Thill, who is retiring on 1 July 2018.
Geoffroy Bazin, aged 54, joined BNP Paribas in Paris in 1988 as part of the market activities organisation team, before moving to the General Inspectorate in 1993. From 1997 to 1999, he was jointly responsible for Market Back Offices, before becoming Head of Derivatives Back Offices Paris/London in 2000. He served as Managing Director of BNP Paribas Securities Services in Luxembourg between 2003 and 2010. In 2011, he became Chief Operating Officer and member of the Executive Committee of the Investment Solutions unit. He has been Country Head of the BNP Paribas Group in Switzerland and CEO of BNP Paribas (Suisse) S.A. since 2014.
The Chairman of BGL BNP Paribas’ Board of Directors, together with the members of the Board and the employees of the BNP Paribas Group in Luxembourg, would like to express their most sincere thanks to Carlo Thill for his dedication throughout his 40-year career at the bank. Carlo Thill joined the bank in 1978 and spent his first few years working in the Leasing, Factoring and Credits departments. Thereafter, he was successively in charge of Domestic Credits, Risk Management, Marketing, Retail Banking, Commercial and Retail Banking, Human Resources and Corporate & IT Planning. In 1998 he joined the Executive Committee, which he has chaired since 2005. In 2013, he became Country Head of the BNP Paribas Group in Luxembourg. Carlo Thill will remain a member of BGL BNP Paribas’ Board of Directors, which he joined in 2000.
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