According to the Luxemburger Wort, economy minister Étienne Schneider confirmed the appointment which will see Reicherts replace former socialist minister Jacques Poos next February.
The newspaper reported that Schneider had proposed Reicherts’ appointment to the government council at the beginning of December.
Reicherts served as European Commissioner ad interim from July to October 2014. Since 2007 she directed the publications office of the European Commission and in 2015 she took up post as director general for education and culture.
She will be the only woman on the board of directors at BCL.