Vistage expands to Bogota, Colombia: Global CEO coaching and peer advisory organization further expands international reach

San Diego, CA (September 23, 2021) — Vistage has announced that it will now offer peer advisory groups to business leaders in Bogota, Colombia. Founded in 1957, Vistage brings together exclusive groups of high-performing CEOs through a proven leadership experience that delivers results both personally and professionally. When leaders come together in their confidential monthly Vistage private advisory board meetings, they gain the perspective, clarity and support to help them become better leaders and accelerate their company’s growth. More than 45,000 Vistage members worldwide also have access to expert speakers, personalized coaching sessions, and international networking.  Under the guidance of their Chair – an accomplished former CEO dedicated to helping others grow – members leverage their peers’ wisdom, advice, and counsel to overcome challenges and seize new opportunities.

Vistage Bogota President Fernando Descotte said, “I’m excited to bring Vistage to Bogota, and help high-integrity leaders make great decisions that benefit their companies, families, and communities.  I have seen first-hand how the power of peer advisory has helped CEOs become better leaders and make better decisions.”

Fernando Descotte has more than 20 years of leadership experience. Prior to launching Vistage in Bogota, Fernando led Vistage Peru for more than seven years and served as Chief Marketing Officer for Vistage Argentina. He also led innovation at Paolini SAIC and marketing at Brion Design. Fernando earned a Marketing degree and an MBA from Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales. He is a longtime volunteer with Grameen Foundation.

Andy Perkins, Vistage Vice President of International Business Development said, “We are proud to welcome Vistage Bogota to the community of more than 45,000 Vistage members in 35 countries.  In this new era of opportunity and uncertainty, more and more CEOs are opening their eyes to the benefits of Vistage peer advisory groups. Fernando’s long standing work with Vistage will help us quickly support CEOs in this new market.”

If you are interested in becoming a Chair or member in Vistage Bogota, please email

About Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
Vistage is the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize businesses. For more than 65 years, we’ve been helping CEOs, business owners and key executives solve their greatest challenges through confidential peer groups and one-to-one executive coaching sessions. Today, more than 45,000 members in 35 countries rely on Vistage to help make better decisions for their companies, families and communities. The results prove it: Vistage CEO members grew their annual revenue on average by 4.6% in 2020, while nonmembers with comparable small and midsize businesses saw revenue decrease by 4.7%, according to a study of Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at

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