Executive Team

Pentana Solutions is led by a dedicated team of senior executives. Their combined expertise, experience and innovative thinking allows Pentana Solutions to provide industry leadership in the delivery of highly effective software solutions and services.

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Steve Kloss CEO

Steve started at Pentana Solutions in 1990 in the ERAnet Help Desk and has since had several roles including Territory Manager, State Sales Manager in Queensland, Marketing Director and was appointed to the position of CEO in 2002. Steve has extensive industry experience and is leading the team at Pentana Solutions to exceed the needs of the automotive industry with the most competitive, profit generating products and services.


Nev Blackley Executive - Global Growth & Strategy

Nev has been with Pentana Solutions since 1998 and has been in various roles including Installations, Consulting, Project Manager, and managing our Enterprise Solutions and Quality Assurance Business Units. Originally an apprentice mechanic, Nev has worked in the automotive industry since 1981 in various operational & management roles within the parts and service departments of a dealership.


Richard Kerr Executive - Sales Australia and New Zealand

Richard joined Pentana Solutions in 2008. He brings to the team a wealth of sales and sales management experience from both the IT & T and outsourcing sectors. Richard is focussed on ensuring our customers and potential customers receive the highest standard of sales engagement with our Australian and New Zealand sales force.


Rod Dux - Director & Advisor

Rod started with Pentana Solutions in 1987. Rod joined the Board as Finance Director in 1992. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Justice of the Peace. Prior to Pentana Solutions, he worked with Arthur Andersen Chartered Accountants and later held a finance and commerce position with Stihl in Australia and New Zealand.


Peter Aitken Director Special Projects & Advisor

Peter joined Pentana Solutions in 1984 and has been in roles covering the Installation, Support and Development of the ERA product. This has been built upon a background of strong customer service and degrees in Accounting and IT.  Peter has driven the inclusion of customer and industry needs in the ERAnet product, through the establishment of the Customer Development Committee (CDC) and through the appointment of Product Managers with strong dealership experience behind them. His goal has helped us achieve product development that delivers value to our users through delivering technology that makes dealership processes more efficient and effective.


Stefan Grammenos - Chief Financial Officer


Stefan has been with Pentana Solutions since 2006. He is responsible for the finance, administration, legal and HR areas of our global business. Stefan is a CPA MBA with over 10 years management experience. Working for a top 250 firm before joining the team in 2006, Stefan has held various senior financial positions, predominantly in the Travel/IT industry throughout his career.


Craig Stanley Executive International Retail


Craig has been employed by Pentana Solutions for 11 years, Craig has worked in many areas of the business; Help Desk, Development, Installations, Training, Engineering, WA State, Executive, Synergy, Service Optimisation, Enterprise Solutions, Automotive Intelligence and of course International Retail. Craig leads his team with pride and passion, working with our staff and customers to ensure the highest standards from the sale, the installation process through to the everyday support.