New chief executive peer advisory group launched in Ohio by Vistage Chair Matt Lauth

San Diego, March 1, 2015— Vistage Chair Matt Lauth has announced the formation of the newest chief executive group for business owners and CEOs in Northwest Ohio. As one of more than 400 Vistage Chairs in the US, Lauth will help his group members get results using a proprietary issue processing method to tackle their most challenging business questions. More than 21,000 executives, business owners and CEOs around the world rely on local area groups to get the most out of their businesses.

Vistage Regional Executive Lisa Sable applauded his success: “Congratulations Matt on launching your 4th group and 2nd chief executive group in less than 2 years! That’s quite an accomplishment. Early on, Matt developed the determination to bring Vistage to the business community of Northwest Ohio. He created a plan and diligently worked the plan. As a deeply caring member of our community, I am thrilled Matt will positively affect the businesses and lives of so many leaders in Northwest Ohio.”

Lauth has spent his whole career helping organizations, teams and individuals improve their performance through better leadership, planning, communication and execution. He has held senior leadership roles in the manufacturing, high-tech and service industries. During his more than 28-year career he has held senior leadership roles in corporate leadership, sales and marketing leadership, product development leadership, information technology leadership and customer service leadership. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Wright State University, is a certified Six Disciplines strategy execution coach and is a certified Baldrige Examiner on the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence.

About Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
Vistage Worldwide is an organization designed exclusively for high-integrity CEOs and executive leaders who are looking to drive better decisions and better results for their companies. Our members — 21,000 strong in more than 17 countries — gather in trusted, confidential peer advisory groups where they tackle their toughest challenges and biggest opportunities. Leveraging the Vistage platform, our members have demonstrated the ability to refine their instincts, improve their judgment, expand their perspectives and optimize decision making. CEOs who joined Vistage grew their companies at three times the rate of the average U.S. company, according to a 2015 analysis of Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at vistage.com.

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