Global Conference 2010
Chairman and CEO, Vistage International
Rafael Pastor is Chairman and CEO of Vistage International, the world's largest for-profit CEO membership organization. An executive development and education company, Vistage helps its nearly 14,000 members become better leaders by making better decisions and achieving better results. Previously Pastor was co-founder of Sonenshine Pastor & Co., an investment banking and private equity firm in New York. Before that, he held senior executive positions at various global media companies, including CEO and president of Hoyts Cinemas Corp.; president of USA Networks International; executive vice president, international, of News Corp. and Fox Television; and president of CBS/Fox Video International. Pastor started as an attorney, first at the firm of Hawkins, Delafield & Wood and later as associate general counsel at CBS Inc. Pastor received a bachelor′s degree from Columbia University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.