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BIL strengthens the Leadership of its Commercial Franchises


(from left to right) Jeffrey Dentzer, Deputy Chief Executive Officer; Karin Scholtes, Chief of Luxembourg Market & CIB; Claude Eyschen, Head of Wealth Management; Emilie Serrurier-Hoël, Head of the CEO Office

Luxembourg, 11 January 2024

BIL strengthens the Leadership of its Commercial Franchises

To prepare for the future and ensure a strong focus on client centricity, Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL) is pleased to announce a reinforced team at the level of its Executive Committee, effective as of January 1st.

Jeffrey Dentzer appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Jeffrey Dentzer will work hand in hand with CEO Marcel Leyers to oversee the on-going transformations and define the next five-year strategic plan of the Bank.

Jeffrey served as Chief of Luxembourg Market & CIB and Member of the Management Board of BIL since January 2020. At this position he was leading the Bank’s three main businesses on its domestic market: Retail Banking, Wealth Management and Corporate and Institutional Banking. Jeffrey is a seasoned Luxembourgish banker with extended experience in commercial and management roles in Luxembourg systemic banks.

Karin Scholtes appointed Chief of Luxembourg Market & CIB

Karin Scholtes will replace Jeffrey Dentzer as the new Chief of Luxembourg Market & CIB. She has been working for BIL since 2014 as Global Head of People, Culture and Communication and Member of the Management Board since 2019. Karin comes with broad experience in people management, marketing and communication in the banking industry. Prior to joining BIL, Karin has worked for 14 years at Pictet & Cie (Europe) S.A.

Claude Eyschen appointed Head of Wealth Management

Claude Eyschen joins BIL from CapitalatWork, where he has been Managing Director for Luxembourg since 2011. With his close to 30 years of experience in private banking and financial services, Claude will lead the Private Banking activities in Luxembourg and European markets as well as the Investment Office.

Claude is well-known to BIL as he had been its Head of Institutional and Corporate Sales as well as Market Leader for Private Banking from 1995 to 2011.

Emilie Serrurier-Hoël appointed Head of the CEO Office

Emilie Serrurier-Hoël will oversee Human Resources, Corporate Communications, Projects and the Organisation of the Bank. Prior to this role, Emilie Serrurier-Hoël was the Head of Wealth Management. She has worked for BIL for more than 16 years in various strategic roles such as process management, marketing and strategy, before becoming Head of Wealth Management in 2020. Her excellent understanding and deep knowledge of the Bank will allow her to bring people and processes together, for the benefit of our clients.


“These appointments underline our commitment to put clients at the heart of everything we do and strike a good balance of new leaders who recently joined BIL, and others who have proven their capacity to lead BIL’s teams over the years.” said Marcel Leyers, CEO of BIL. “As we start a new chapter of the Bank’s sustainable growth story, the Executive Committee and all our teams at BIL will work on strenghtening our capabilities and services and will ensure that our clients, be they individuals or corporates, remain our priority in the years ahead,” he added.

For more information about BIL’s entire Executive Committee, visit


About Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL):

Founded in 1856, Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL) is the oldest multi-business bank in the Grand Duchy. It has always played an active role in the main stages of development of the Luxembourg economy. It currently operates in retail, private and corporate banking, as well as on financial markets. Employing more than 2,000 people, BIL is present in the financial centres of Luxembourg, Switzerland and China.

For more information, please contact:

Vincent Pelletier
Banque Internationale à Luxembourg SA
69, route d’Esch • L-2953 Luxembourg
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