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Bernard Birchler

Partner, Paris

Bernard Birchler is a partner in Bain & Company's Paris office. He is an expert in Bain's Industrial Goods & Services and Performance Improvement practices.

With more than 25 years of consulting experience in the industrial sector, Bernard holds deep expertise in the manufacturing industry. He works with CEOs of major industrial companies on large scale transformations and performance improvement programs covering a range of topics, including R&D efficiency, sourcing, supply chain, manufacturing excellence and product cost reduction.

Bernard has extensive experience across a variety of manufacturing and process industries, including aerospace and defense, railway, transportation and logistics, automotive and consumer goods.

Bernard is an engineer who graduated from ENSEM and the IAE Paris MBA. He started his consulting career in 1985 before starting his own consulting firm, and he also led the operations practice of an international consulting firm before joining Bain in 2016.