San Diego, March 19, 2013 Vistage Chair Brian Oken has recently launched a new Chief Executive Group in the Los Angeles area. The Vistage Group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Oken joins nearly 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 16,000 members in 15 countries.
Vistage Best Practice Chair Bob Dabic applauded his success: "Brian’s ‘Carefrontationalness,’ assertiveness, and vulnerability have been and will continue serving him well in delivering outstanding value for his existing and newest members!"
Brian has a 20 year track record as a president and CEO, successfully guiding organizations through aggressive revenue growth to sustained profitability. For more than 30 years he has been managing, operating and strategically positioning companies in both the public and private/family sectors. He has developed a reputation for improving the profitability of organizations as well as creating great places to work. A member of Vistage for more than 17 years, he understands the value of peer group interaction and the improved operating performance businesses gain through membership.
about Vistage International
Founded in 1957, Vistage International, headquartered in San Diego, California, is the world’s leading CEO peer advisory membership organization, serving more than 16,000 CEOs and senior 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 CEOs representing a broad range of industries. Its renowned Vistage CEO Confidence Index has been tracking CEO confidence and main street business issues since 2003.