Yves Maas – Chairman
Yves Maas, born on 29 January 1963 in Esch/Alzette (Luxembourg), holds a language degree from Universität des Saarlandes. In 1989, he embarked on his professional career at Cedelbank Luxembourg as Customer Services Officer. He stayed at Cedelbank until 1999 and held various senior positions including Director for Product Development and Member of the Executive Management Board.
In 1999, Yves Maas joined Credit Suisse Private Banking as Head of Securities & Treasury, IT & Operations and Member of the Executive Board, where he managed a staff of 2200 employees. In 2001, he became Member of the Management Committee Technology & Operations and Head of Private Banking Operations Switzerland, managing operations functions for all Swiss based booked business.
From 2004 to 2012, Yves Maas held the position of Head of International Operations of the Private Banking Division of Credit Suisse Zurich. In this capacity, he managed 23 private banking locations and was in charge of operations teams outside Switzerland through regional structures (EMEA, US, APAC) as well as managing project teams supporting business development for the private bank.
In April 2012, Yves Maas returned to Luxembourg to become CEO and Member of the Board of Credit Suisse Luxembourg S.A. and Country Head Credit Suisse Luxembourg, which includes the management of CS Luxembourg branches in Greece, Portugal and Austria.
Yves Maas has been Chairman of the Luxembourg Bankers’ Association (ABBL) since 25 April 2014.
Carlo Thill – Vice-Chairman
Carlo Thill, born on 23 April 1953 in Luxembourg, holds a Master’s degree in Economics and has participated in various professional education programs including courses at The Wharton School, INSEAD and Stanford University.
Carlo Thill has been Chairman of the Management Board of BGL BNP PARIBAS Luxembourg since June 2005, and he is also a member of the Board of Directors.
Having joined the bank in 1978, he first worked in the Leasing, Factoring and Credit departments. From 1985 until 1998, he was Head of various departments including Risk Management, Marketing, Commercial and Retail Banking, Corporate and IT Planning as well as Human Resources.
In May 1998, he was appointed Member of the Management Board. Over the years, he has also chaired or been a member of the Board of Directors of the bank’s major subsidiaries.
Carlo Thill has been Vice-Chairman of the ABBL since 30 April 2010.