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 45,000 members in 35 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.
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