Executive Committee

  • Yves Stein

    Group CEO

    Yves Stein serves as Group CEO of KBL epb .  He joined the bank in 2013. Previously, he held the position of CEO of Union Bancaire Privée, Europe, in Luxembourg. Stein earlier served as CEO, Wealth Management, at BNP Paribas, Switzerland. Before this, he held a range of senior positions at MeesPierson, the private bank of Fortis Group, where he rose to the post of Group CEO, Fortis Private Banking. He began his professional career at Banque Générale du Luxembourg, where he served for over a decade. Stein holds a degree in business and financial sciences from the ICHEC Brussels Management School in Belgium.

  • Carlo Friob

    CEO, Luxembourg

    Carlo Friob serves as CEO, Luxembourg, at KBL epb . He earlier served as BGL BNP Paribas as Director of Products & Services, Wealth Management, Luxembourg and Global Head of Discretionary Portfolio Management, BNP Wealth Management. Previously, he served as General Manager, Private Banking, at the Luxembourg-based bank. A Luxembourgish national, Friob has pursued the majority of his career in his native country, while also serving in the United States and Hong Kong as part of his duties. He holds a degree in business and financial sciences from the ICHEC Brussels Management School in Belgium.

  • Rachel Hamen

    Group CFO

    Rachel Hamen serves as Group Chief Financial Officer at KBL epb . She joined the bank in February 2016. Earlier CFO, Continental Europe, at State Street Bank in Luxembourg, which she joined in 2007 and where she also served as a member of the Management Board, Ms. Hamen was named “CFO of the Year” at the 2014 Luxembourg Finance Management Awards. A French national who began her career in 1993, she holds an MBA in finance from Laval University in Canada, as well as a master’s in business administration from EDHEC Business School in France.

  • Bruno Lèbre

    Group Chief of Wealth Management Solutions

    Bruno Lèbre serves as Group Chief of Wealth Management Solutions at KBL epb . A senior private banking professional with nearly three decades of experience, he joined the Luxembourg-headquartered group in 2017. Previously a member of the Executive Committee at Société Générale Private Banking, Lèbre most recently served as Global Head of Compliance for the private bank following earlier stints as Global Head of Wealth Management Solutions and Global Head of Investment Solutions for the same business unit. A French national, he earned his master’s degree from Pierre and Marie Curie University (Paris VI).

  • Yves Pitsaer

    Group CRO & Regulatory Affairs

    Yves Pitsaer is KBL epb ’s Group Chief Risk Officer & Regulatory Affairs and has been a member of the Executive Committee since 2010. Before joining KBL epb  in 1997, he served as the Director of FGL (a subsidiary of Deloitte & Touche) and as Associate Director of the External Audit department at Deloitte. Pitsaer holds Master’s degrees in Law, Sociology and Philosophy from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. He has a diploma in Business Adminsitration from the Administration and Management Insitute of  the Catholic University of Leuven and a Master’s in Accountancy and Finance from the Cooremans Institute in Brussels, Belgium.

  • Paul Scholten

    Group COO

    Paul Scholten serves as Group Chief Operating Officer at KBL European Private Bankers (KBL epb), the Luxembourg-headquartered private banking group. An experienced financial services professional, he most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Theodoor Gilissen, KBL epb ’s wholly owned Dutch private banking unit. Scholten began his career at ABN AMRO in 1984, holding a range of senior positions in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, rising to the post of COO, Retail & Private Banking. He holds an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Business and a Master of Law from the University of Utrecht.

  • Yves Stein

    Group CEO

  • Carlo Friob

    CEO, Luxembourg

  • Rachel Hamen

    Group CFO

  • Bruno Lèbre

    Group Chief of Wealth Management Solutions

  • Yves Pitsaer

    Group CRO & Regulatory Affairs

  • Paul Scholten

    Group COO