Niels Johnson-Lameijer Launches New Vistage Group in the Santa Barbara Market

San Diego, September 1, 2012 – Vistage Chair Niels Johnson-Lameijer has recently launched a new Chief Executive Group in the greater Santa Barbara area. The Vistage Group consists of growth oriented CEO and Presidents who will meet monthly to discuss strategic business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential advice. Niels joins an elite group of about 400 highly respected, trusted practitioners of Vistage’s well-established method of business leadership coaching designed to drive CEO peer groups to reaching their full potential.

Vistage Chair and mentor Steve Elson applauded his success: “Niels has brought together a powerful group of business leaders to be the founding members of his new peer-group. He has been persistent in his efforts to identify CEOs and business owners who desire to be members of a high performing group, where members challenge each other to make significant, faster and easier progress toward their personal and professional vision and goals.”

Niels Johnson-Lameijer is a certified executive coach who inspires and empowers executives to new ways of thinking in order to create a level of consistent high performance- all with the intention of maximizing organizational success. A former CEO, executive consultant and senate lobbyist in the Netherlands, Niels launched and led a greenhouse development company, realized several public-private partnerships and facilitated many meetings and forums. Niels holds a Master of Science degree (MSc) in Land Use Planning, from Wageningen University, the Netherlands.

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Founded in 1957, Vistage International, Inc., headquartered in San Diego, CA, is the world’s leading executive peer advisory membership organization, which serves more than 16,000 CEOs and senior-level executives in 15 countries. Vistage members participate in Chair-led advisory board peer groups, receive one-to-one coaching, learn from expert speakers, and interact among a global network of business leaders from a broad range of industries. Vistage Chairs are an. For more information, visit:

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