Board of Directors

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Ken Rackham

Executive Chairman & Founder

Ken has 40 years' experience in the industry, beginning in Sales and Marketing roles, before advancing through to Sales Management and Regional Director responsibilities.  A former Executive of the Medical Technology Association of NZ, Ken is the Founder, Executive Chairman and major shareholder of USL, taking a strong leadership and strategic role.  

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Brian Pilkington


A Board member since 1996, Brian is a Chartered Accountant, with a highly-respected profile in the New Zealand business community. Specialising in developing and maximising client company financial potential, Brian is a USL shareholder and his position on the USL Board is one of Non-Executive Director responsible for financial and special projects.

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Rex Rackham


A qualified accountant, Rex has years of experience in management roles in sales and manufacturing organisations. Rex came to USL from a role as New Zealand Chief Executive for an international manufacturer. Rex is a USL shareholder and Non-Executive Director.

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Karen Longdill

Managing Director

Karen joined USL in 1985 and from a nursing background. She had various sales and marketing roles before becoming Managing Director. Karen is a former Executive of the Medical Industry Association of NZ Inc and is a USL Director.

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Aaron Rackham

General Manager Sales & Marketing

Aaron has been with USL Medical since 1994 in a variety of positions from Customer Services Representative, Territory Manager, National Sales Manager, Business Manager Medical Markets and now General Manager Sales & Marketing. He oversees the Sales & Marketing division and is responsible for a large team of Business Managers, Sales Managers, Product Managers, Product Specialists and Account Managers. Aaron has a wealth of experience in many healthcare sectors and brings a strategic mind and customer-driven work ethic to the team.