Vistage expands to United Arab Emirates: World’s largest executive coaching and peer advisory organization continues to grow globally

San Diego, CA (January 27, 2022) — Vistage has announced that it will now offer peer advisory groups to business leaders in the United Arab Emirates. 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 United Arab Emirates Managing Director Nathan Farrugia said, “Leadership is all about making decisions. As a Vistage Chair and Managing Director of Vistage Malta, I have seen directly how Vistage has helped  CEOs and business owners make better decisions that impact their people, stakeholders, community and families. I look forward to bringing that opportunity for growth and development to leaders in the United Arab Emirates.” 

An experienced business coach with more than 20 years experience in the technology, construction, healthcare, hospitality, and education industries, Nathan Farrugia is always eager to connect like-minded individuals with each other, and is fascinated by the commonalities of business leadership across multiple industries.  In addition to launching Vistage in the United Arab Emirates, Farrugia currently serves as Managing Director and Vistage Chair for Vistage Malta. Farrugia received his MBA from University of Strathclyde, and authored a best-selling book, ‘A Million Steps,’ that explores business and executive improvement.

Andy Perkins, Vistage Vice President of International Business Development said, “We are proud to offer Vistage peer advisory groups to CEOs  in the United Arab Emirates. Vistage peer advisory groups build life-long leadership excellence that elevates companies, strengthens communities, delivers meaningful results and fosters sustainable growth. We see tremendous opportunity  for CEOs to access the power of peer advisory groups in United Arab Emirates under Nathan Farrugia’s leadership. 

If you are interested in becoming a Chair or member in Vistage United Arab Emirates, 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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