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Three new additions to the IMS Board of Directors



A new composition of the IMS board of directors, which has 12 members - including Julie Becker, Sasha Baillie and Corinne Bitterlich - has been approved.  (Photo: Maison Moderne/IMS Luxembourg archives)

A new composition of the IMS board of directors, which has 12 members - including Julie Becker, Sasha Baillie and Corinne Bitterlich - has been approved.  (Photo: Maison Moderne/IMS Luxembourg archives)

Julie Becker, Sasha Baillie and Corinne Bitterlich are set to join the board of the IMS Luxembourg business network, which now has 58% women.

Three new members joined the general assembly of IMS Luxembourg (Inspiring More Sustainability) on Tuesday 11 May.

Diane Muller-Kneip, non-executive director at Kneip, is leaving the Board of Directors (BoD) at her own request after four mandates. She will be replaced by Corinne Bitterlich, Legal and Risk Director at the same company. Her role as secretary at IMS, on the other hand, will be taken over by Julien DemoulinJulien Demoulin, CEO of Sodexo and already a member of the Board.

Sasha BaillieSasha Baillie, CEO of Luxinnovation, and Julie BeckerJulie Becker, CEO of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, are also joining the board of the network of companies active in corporate social responsibility (CSR), bringing the total number of board members to 12 - 58% of whom are women. The new composition was submitted to the members for approval.

Christian Scharff chairs the Board. The other members remain Valérie ArnoldValérie Arnold of PwC, also treasurer of the network; Myriam Baltes of Banque et Caisse d'Epargne de l'Etat (BCEE); Mirjam Bamberger of AXA; Pascal Moisy of ArcelorMittal; Bruno RendersBruno Renders of the Institut de Formation Sectoriel du Bâtiment; Karine Rollot of Robert Schuman Hospitals; and Frédéric Sabban of Deloitte.

76 events organised

The general assembly was also an opportunity to validate the 2020 accounts and the 2021 budget, which have not been communicated. 60% of the income comes from the European Social Fund and the State, 28% from membership fees and 12% from resources for projects. On the expenditure side, 66% was related to staff costs for the 17 posts in 2020, 30% to activity costs and 4% to structural costs.

The network welcomed 24 new members and recorded seven departures, bringing the total number of members to 168. It also has 50 associate members and 214 signatories to its Lëtzebuerg Diversity Charter - 26 more than last year. Despite the crisis, it was able to organise 76 events, 12 more than in 2019. Bringing together 2,513 participants, an increase of 48%, partly thanks to the digital format.