Pierre de Villeneuve
Executive Chairman of BNP Paribas Cardif
Education and beginnings:
Pierre de Villeneuve is an actuary and a graduate of the Institut de Science Financière et d'Assurances (ISFA) in Lyon.
Pierre de Villeneuve has played an instrumental role in the development of Cardif since the founding of the insurance company in 1973, holding a series of key positions in various aspects of the insurance business.
Managing Director (1992-2005) and then Deputy Chief Executive Officer (2005) of Cardif Assurance Vie, he became Managing Director of Cardif Assurances Risques Divers in 2005. He was appointed Managing Director (1997-2002) and then Deputy Chief Executive Officer (2002-2004) of Cardif SA (holding of the Group).
In addition, he was President of the association of graduate actuaries of the ISFA from 1988 to 1991. He was also a member and administrator of the French federation of actuaries (FFA) from 1994 to 1998.
From 1996 to 2013, Pierre de Villeneuve was Chairman of the Life Insurance Committee of the French federation of insurance companies (FFSA)
From 2004 to 2013, Pierre de Villeneuve was Member of the Board Deputy Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas Cardif and a member of the Executive Committee.
From 2013 to 2015, Pierre de Villeneuve was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Since January 2016, Pierre de Villeneuve has been Executive Chairman of BNP Paribas Cardif.
In June 2015, he was elected President of the Groupement Français des Bancassureurs, the French association of bancassurance companies.
In July 2016, he has been appointed Vice-President of the French Federation of Insurance (FFA).