Philadelphia business community welcomes Bill Anderson’s new Vistage group

San Diego, December 10, 2014— Vistage Chair Bill Anderson has recently launched a new Chief Executive group in the Philadelphia, PA market. The new Vistage group, joining a community of more than 80 local members, will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Bill is part of a community of six local Chairs, and more than 400 worldwide, who lead local area groups, which total more than 27,000 members in 26 countries.

Vistage Regional Executive Lisa Sable applauded his success: “From the very beginning, Bill was committed to assembling a group of highly qualified CEOs to do extraordinary work. Congratulations on doing just that! I had the privilege of attending Bill’s meeting and witnessing the start of what is sure to be a transformational experience for many years to come. Please join me in welcoming a terrific addition to the Chair community.”

Bill Anderson is an experienced C-level executive and a seasoned manager, marketer, merchandiser, and start-up entrepreneur with global experience. He also has extensive corporate governance experience, having served as a Director on 12 corporate boards of both public and private companies. Prior to forming WNA Capital, a private investment fund, Bill was Chief Marketing and Chief Merchandising Officer of Carrefour – a $125 billion global retailer operating 9,000 stores in 30 countries and based in Paris. There he had global responsibility for all merchandising, advertising, and marketing.

Anderson holds a BS from Columbia University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He also served as an officer in the US Navy for 4 years prior to business school.

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