Geoffroy Bazin appointed as Country Head of the BNP Paribas group in Luxembourg

May 25, 2018

Geoffroy Bazin has also been appointed as Chairman of the BGL BNP Paribas Executive Committee and becomes a member of the bank’s Board of Directors

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.

About BGL BNP Paribas
BGL BNP Paribas ( is one of the largest banks in Luxembourg and part of the BNP Paribas Group. It offers an especially wide range of financial products and bancassurance solutions to individuals, professionals, businesses and private banking clients. At end 2017, the BNP Paribas Group employed around 3,700 people in Luxembourg, of which 2,379 at BGL BNP Paribas.
In 2017, the international magazine Euromoney named BGL BNP Paribas “Best Bank in Luxembourg” for the second year in a row.

About BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 196,000 employees, including more than 149,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the European leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.

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