Vistage Chair Dick Sanger launches new private advisory board for chief executives in Austin

San Diego, November 24, 2015— Vistage Chair Dick Sanger has recently launched a new chief executive group in the Austin, TX market. The new Vistage members will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Sanger is part of a community of more than 800 Chairs worldwide who lead local area groups, which total more than 22,000 members in 20 countries.

Vistage Regional Executive Tim Gray applauded his success: “If you could bottle enthusiasm and sell it, new Austin TX Chair Dick Sanger might be one of the world’s richest men as he oozes enthusiasm when you talk to him. Dick has been an extremely successful CEO, and significant philanthropist. He will bring a wealth of knowledge and great leadership to the Austin Member community. Dick also loudly sings the praises of all the extended Vistage team who helped him get to a successful launch. He believes his extended team is great and extremely collaborative! Dick, we welcome you to the wonderful world of Vistage and look forward to your ongoing success!”

Dick Sanger has been a leader and mentor across a variety of industries worldwide, managing change and successfully growing multi-million dollar companies. Dick previously served as executive officer of three industry-leading multinationals: RJ Reynolds, Sea Land Corporation and Glaxo Holdings, and he raised $33 million to build the first award-winning, automated marine terminal in the Western Hemisphere. He holds a B.A. in Ancient History from Trinity College, and an MBA from the University of Virginia.

About Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
Vistage Worldwide is an organization designed exclusively for high-integrity CEOs and executive leaders who are looking to drive better decisions and better results for their companies. Our members — 22,000 strong in more than 20 countries — gather in trusted, confidential peer advisory groups where they tackle their toughest challenges and biggest opportunities. Leveraging the Vistage platform, our members have demonstrated the ability to refine their instincts, improve their judgment, expand their perspectives and optimize decision making. CEOs who joined Vistage in the past five years grew their companies 2.2 times faster than average small and midsize U.S. companies, according to a 2017 analysis of Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at

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