Founded in 1974 by Ken Lusty, Lusty & Blundell Ltd (L&B) is now owned by CEO Mark Milburn, qualified boatbuilder and experienced businessman Cameron Maher and L&B OEM sales manager Morgan Brodie.

Mark, who becomes Managing Director, has spent more than 20 years with L&B, the last 12 as CEO.

A former New Zealand Laser Youth Champion and Olympic campaigner, with a degree in Economics and a background in navigation and communications systems design and installation, Mark has successfully steered the company through the Global Financial Crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic.

He is focused on improving the company’s product lines, forging new partnerships and building a strong and experienced management team. His mantra is customer service and adding value.

Cameron is Sales Director. A qualified boatbuilder, he grew up fishing and diving the Hauraki Gulf before heading offshore to race and cruise the world’s oceans. He has 15 years of experience in sales and marketing business ownership in Australia.

He will focus on the marine, industrial and leisure sectors and lead L&B’s 15-strong sales team.


Morgan worked in senior sales roles for 16 years and helped to establish and run L&B’s Tauranga branch. He has been an account manager for the lower North Island and parts of the South Island.

With a strong focus on delivering growth, Morgan will continue as the company’s OEM Sales Manager.