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Denver, CO – April 18, 2024

Execution Specialists Group Welcomes New Strategic Partner & Industry Veteran Mike Gentile

Execution Specialists Group (ESG), a strategy execution-focused consultancy based in Denver, CO, is excited to announce the addition of executive Mike Gentile as a new partner to the firm. With a distinguished career spanning more than three decades, Gentile brings extensive leadership experience from the office products industry and a proven track record of success in sales, marketing, and operations.

Gentile previously served as the President & CEO of Independent Suppliers Group (ISG), a leading worldwide business products buying group. He is also a past Chair of Business Products Group International (BPGI) and is the recipient of the “2023 Industry Achievement Award” from Office Products International (OPI), the global go-to hub in the business supplies industry. Prior to his role at ISG, Gentile also held key leadership roles at Boise Cascade Office Products (now a part of OfficeMAX/Office Depot), and Boise Technology, among others.

A customer-driven leader and critical thinker, Gentile’s background in creating and executing effective B2B and B2C business development strategies for new channel development, sales re-engineering, supply chain streamlining, product development, and operational workflows has led to rapid, impactful, and consistent results.

“We are thrilled to have Mike’s long-standing leadership and expertise for ESG and our clients,” Mark Newhall, CEO of ESG emphasized. “I have had the privilege of knowing and working with Mike for decades, and the value he brings to clients undertaking technological innovation and business transformation is unparalleled.”

About ESG
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Execution Specialists Group (ESG) is a strategy execution-focused consultancy with extensive global experience engaging with client senior leadership to plan and deliver on complex innovation and transformation objectives. ESG relentlessly focuses on delivering meaningful client outcomes and leaving behind a culture of execution. Recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms for six years running in the areas of Business Strategy and Supply Chain Management, ESG clients include Advance Auto Parts, Bridgestone, Caesars Entertainment, DexKo Global, Gordon Food Service, Parts Town, Target Corporation, The Adecco Group, and more. To learn more about ESG, visit

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