Vistage International Inc., a locally based peer advisory organization for company executives, has named Leon Shapiro as CEO.

Shapiro currently serves as the company’s chairman of the board.

“I am delighted to become CEO of Vistage and lead such a talented, dynamic and dedicated group of employees, chairs and members,” Shapiro said, in a statement. “The strength of the Vistage mission and the breadth of our growing community will provide a solid foundation for accelerating growth.”

The company said the current CEO, Rafael Pastor, will transition out of the chief executive role effective March 31, but will remain a member of the company’s board of directors.

— SDBJ Staff Report