Jim Heaton Launches New Vistage Group in the San Diego Market

San Diego, August 30, 2011 – Vistage Chair Jim Heaton has recently launched a new Small Business group in San Diego. Heaton’s new Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help in critical situations. Heaton is one of nearly 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 15,000 members in 15 countries.

Vistage Senior Vice President Mary Marshall applauded Jim’s success: “Jim Heaton has demonstrated his expertise as a Chair by successfully starting a second group in a recovery economy in hard hit California while keeping his original group full.  Jim is a dedicated Chair who provides value to his members every day and is a role model for other Vistage Chairs.  Congratulations on growing your Chair Practice Jim!!”

Jim Heaton is a seasoned executive who has successfully turned around numerous companies, including in his role as Executive Vice President in TechFilm Services, Inc and as Vice President of Global Marketing; Automotive and Electronics Assembly Products at Henkel KgaA. Jim has his BA in Forensic Studies and Political Science from Indiana University, and an MBA in International Business from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

about Vistage International

Founded in 1957, Vistage International , headquartered in San Diego, California, is the world’s leading chief executive organization, serving more than 15,000 members in 15 countries.  Vistage member CEOs 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. 

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