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Anja Bernier

Anja Bernier

Efficient Evolutions LLC
Business Broker
Norfolk County, MA

About Me

Anja Bernier, President of Efficient Evolutions™ LLC, is an experienced company sale and company acquisition advisor to small and medium sized businesses, individual investors and private equity firms. She is also a Certified Business Appraiser (CBA) accredited by The Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA). This distinction, which denotes a level of competence attained only by the most accomplished business appraisers, grants its recipients special recognition and prestige among fellow appraisers, the courts, and throughout the business appraisal community. In 2010, the IBA honored her by asking her to join their Business Broker Board on which she served until 2012. In addition, Anja is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) accredited by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA). Prior to starting Efficient Evolutions™ in 2005, Anja spent over a decade working in Marketing, Business Development and Corporate Strategy for some of the world’s leading consumer goods companies, such as Kraft Foods and Dannon (DANONE). While reporting directly to the CEO of a privately-owned, multi-billion dollar European company, Anja had the sole responsibility for establishing a US subsidiary which involved intensive M&A work. The Institute for Independent Business (IIB) awarded her the title “Accredited Associate” in 2005. She has held that status ever since. She is sought after as a speaker at national and international conferences and is a guest lecturer on Mergers & Acquisitions, International Business and Entrepreneurship at top business schools such as Boston University. Publications like Inc. Magazine and a variety of business radio shows have repeatedly interviewed her. Anja is also a Vistage Expert Resource Speaker on topics related to buying and selling a company (Vistage is the world's largest CEO Roundtable organization). Anja was born and raised in Germany and her work experience covers 5 countries on 3 continents. She is bilingual in German and English and proficient in Dutch. She is a cum laude graduate of the University of Applied Science Dortmund’s (Germany) and the Amsterdam School of Business’ (The Netherlands) trilingual (German, English, Dutch) double-degree (German and Dutch) International Business program.

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