Our People


The Pental Management Team

Charlie McLeish

Chief Executive Officer

Before his appointment at Pental, Charlie McLeish spent over 30 years in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry including 20 years managing major bakeries within Bunge Australia (Goodman Fielder) focusing on Business Turnaround.

After Goodman Fielder, Charlie spent 15 years at George Weston Foods in the position of General Manager of Tip Top Bakeries Victoria where he implemented the business turnaround from negative EBIT of $6M to positive EBIT of $12M within an eight year period.

Charlie then transitioned to National Sales Director of Don Smallgoods.

Charlie McLeish has vast sales, marketing, manufacturing and logistics experience with proven turnaround capabilities.

Josephine De Martino

Josephine De Martino

Chief Financial Officer

Josie comes to Pental after spending the past 9 years with The Simplot Australia Group.

Josie has extensive experience in strategy development, management and execution and in leading and directing financial functions at a strategic and operational level, including Record to Report, Financial Planning and Analysis, Taxation, Treasury, Financial Systems and Shared Services.