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

Chief Financial Officer

Josephine is a finance executive with deep and sound experience within the Consumer Goods Sector (Beverage, Food, Household and Personal Care) and in the logistics, aviation and professional services sectors. 

Josephine drives and delivers business performance through her proven technical, commercial and operational business acumen and broad change management and people leadership experience.