About us

Every day, we help our customers achieve excellence in their industry

Our team

Benoît PETIT

Benoît PETIT

Global Managing Partner

School of Aeronautics and Space Studies (SUPAERO), Toulouse
Master in Aeronautics – Imperial College, London
Languages : English, French, German

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Meet the entire IAC Partners team on our Welcome to the Jungle.

Key figures

40%of international projects in 2021

90%of our customers are large Groups

95%of our customers are satisfied

2234successful missions in all industrial sectors

Notre histoire

IAC Partners’ international expansion continues with the opening of a 5th office in Singapore

Opening of our Lyon and Chicago offices. IAC Partners strengthens its expertise in France and the United States

Chairmanship transition, Benoît PETIT succeeds his father Daniel, founder of IAC

Creation of Inter Action Digital (IAD), a sister company of IAC, integrating IAC’s historical technical and economic capitalization tools in order to develop a new platform for exchanges between buyers and industrial suppliers

Creation of a subsidiary in Germany (IAC GmbH in Munich) in order to serve our German customers and develop in this strategic area in terms of industrial activity

Development of a new “Creativity Workshop” format, allowing our clients to take concrete action to imagine the innovations of tomorrow

2nd technical-economic capitalization and creation of EasyBench, an “internal computer library”, allowing Reverse-Costing, Benchmarking on unit parts or industrial sub-assemblies. EasyBench had 15,000 parts referenced in 2015

1st mission outside continental Europe by our teams

1st technical and economical capitalization and creation of RollingCost, a platform for internal use allowing to carry out Sourcing in France or abroad on unit parts or industrial sub-assemblies. RollingCost carried out about 1.000 RFQs per year on a panel of 5.000 registered suppliers.

1st ” Major Projects & Investments ” mission on the optimization of CAPEX / OPEX / DELAY of a plant in the Chemicals sector. Our methodology, initially conceived to improve the competitiveness of products, is deployed on a new business.

Publication of a book entitled “Towards Total Competitiveness”, written by Daniel PETIT in collaboration with Michel KLOPFER.

1st patent filed by a client following one of our interventions. Several dozens of patents were subsequently filed by our clients on other missions

Birth of IAC, directed by Daniel PETIT, born from the merger of 3 consulting companies: SORA, DELTA MANAGEMENT (subsidiary of SORA, specialized in product cost reduction, directed by Daniel PETIT and Jean-Noël BRETIN), HB CONSEIL (specialized in marketing strategy, established in the USA/Japan and directed by Jean-Bruno BOUEE)

IAC is certified for the first time by the OPQCM (French Professional Qualification Office for Management Consultants), a certification still active today

Creation of SORA by Jacques Saint GUILHEM and Emile KREBS

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Our partners & certifications

Innovation & Digital

ake advantage of CEA Tech’s innovations and benefit from their technologies within the framework of our consulting missions

Growth & Investments

Finance the growth and development projects of your SMEs with INTER INVEST CAPITAL, a portfolio management company approved by the AMF (French Financial Markets Authority)


Optimize your tax base with INTER INVEST Outremer, an INTER ACTION group company and French leader in overseas asset financing (1.6 billion euros of assets financed), allowing a 10% to 15% savings in corporate income tax (CIT)

Corporate Social Resposibility

We are committed to the well-being of our employees and the reduction of our carbon footprint

Our areas of intervention

Based in Paris, Lyon and Chicago, IAC Partners operates worldwide in the frame of its missions.

  • Paris
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • Russia
  • Iran
  • Morocco
  • Thailand
  • China
  • India
  • Australia
  • Colombia
  • United States
  • Lyon
  • Chicago
  • Singapore
  • Toulouse

Paris ● Lyon ● Chicago