Cyril Petit is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Icare

Press release in french language

The new CEO’s mission is to support Icare in its international development.


A subsidiary of BNP Paribas Cardif, Icare is a major player in the distribution, management of guarantee contracts and services dedicated to the automobile world in France.


Cyril Petit will focus on the implementation of Icare’s development projects, whose aim is to continue its growth in France and to develop internationally, in countries where BNP Paribas Cardif is present.

Graduated of the ESSEC' school, Cyril Petit started his career with the Oresys consultancy company as an organisation and information systems consultant (2002–2008).


In 2008, he joined the Finance & Risk Department of BNP Paribas Cardif as Head of the Solvency II Programme (2008-2011), before being appointed Head of the Brokerage Market (2011-2014).

Since 2014, Cyril Petit has been in charge of partnerships with the automotive, telecommunications and retail sectors.