Robert Powell Launches New Vistage Group in Pittsburgh Market

San Diego, June 3, 2014— Vistage Chair Robert Powell has recently launched a new chief executive group in Pittsburgh, PA. The new Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Powell is part of a community of more than 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 22,000 members in 15 countries.

Vistage Mentor Ned Frey applauded his success: “Robert Powell… professional, energetic, articulate, focused, an overall great guy and future amazing Chair. He states what he intends to do and does it, outperforming even himself. What an honor to know Robert and to be part of his journey as a Chair. Congrats Robert… I never had a doubt!”

Robert J. Powell is an accomplished human resources executive with over 25 years of experience in various industries. He has been the top human resources executive with a global Fortune 500 company and the top human resources executive in a large health care organization. He has led several strategic global initiatives, organization restructurings, cost management programs for global companies and has deep expertise in change management, talent management, succession planning and executive development. Robert holds a BA from the University of Central Florida and an MBA from Illinois State University.

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