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.

Albert Zago

Chief Financial Officer

Prior to joining Pental, Albert Zago held various management positions with Price Waterhouse Coopers and in ASX listed and unlisted public companies such as GUD Holdings Ltd and Mitre 10 Australia Ltd.

Albert is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 25 years finance and business management experience in retail, distribution and manufacturing operations.

Albert Zago is an experienced leader in challenging customer focus and changing/complex environments, where operations are in need of pro-active transformation, whilst executing growth strategies.