Our Directors

The Pental Limited Board

Peter Robinson B. Eco (Mon)


Our Chairman, Peter Robinson, has a wealth of experience in the manufacturing sector within Australia and internationally.

Peter was the Chief Executive of ACI Packaging Group and Vice President of Owens-Illinois, Inc - the parent company of ACI Packaging Group.

Previous roles include senior executive positions with BTR Nylex Limited and its parent company BTR Plc, and General Manager of Bowater Scott.

Appointed Director on 29 November 2002

Appointed Chairman on 5 March 2009

John Etherington

Non-Executive Director

John is currently a partner at the business advisory partner firm Non Executive Management. He is a former senior partner of Deloitte, where he held both senior leadership positions and provided audit and advisory services to of public, private and not for profit organisations, with a particular specialisation on rapidly growing Australian listed entities.

He is also currently a non executive director on a range of public and private organisations.

Appointed Director 2 April 2013

Jeff Miciulis

Non-Executive Director

Jeff brings 35 years’ experience in Sales, Marketing, Country Leadership, and Regional Leadership at Energizer in both Household Batteries, and Personal Care Shaving Products.

Jeff commenced his career as a Sales Trainee with Eveready Australia and rose to become National Sales Manager before taking his career overseas for the next 20 years. During that time, he held numerous leadership roles of increasing responsibility across multiple international markets.

Overseas roles included International Marketing, General Manager South Africa, Managing Director Malaysia, Regional Vice President Middle East, and Africa, and Regional Vice President South Asia, and China.

Appointed Director 5 March 2019

Mark Hardgrave

Non-Executive Director

Mark has over 35 years’ experience having held previous positions in corporate finance, funds management and various C-suite roles. He is currently a non-Executive Director of ASX listed companies Traffic Technologies Limited and Wingara AG Limited.

Mark has held portions in funds management, equity capital markets and mergers & acquisitions in various roles at firms such as M&A Partners, Bennelong Group, Thorney Investment Group, Merrill Lynch and Taverners Group.

Appointed Director 1 May 2019

Member of Audit Committee and Member of Remuneration Committee

Fred Harrison

Non-Executive Director

Fred is the CEO of Ritchies Stores Pty Ltd.  He began his career as a casual with Ritchies in 1975, whilst still at Frankston High School, and worked his way up to management before being appointed as General Manager in 1987 and then as Chief Executive Officer in 1994.

Ritchies operates 78 supermarkets and liquor stores making Ritchies the largest Independent in Australia, with annual sales greater than $1.15 billion.

Appointed Director 28 August 2019