The Team

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Russell Bell - Managing Director

Russell joined L&R Midland in 2022 and has over 21 years marine market experience, serving in various commercial/technical management roles for International Paint, GE, SKF, and the Royal Navy. Working within the marine market has enabled him to utilise his commercial and interpersonal skills to assist our shipyard principals.


David Walker - Sales Manager

David joined L&R Midland in January 2024. He graduated from Northumbria University in Business Management and then joined International Paint where he worked for over 10 years. During this time David gained extensive experience within the UK marine market being employed as sales executive and a key account manager for the UK market. This experience enables him to assist our shipyard principles.


Samantha Neo - Executive Assistant

Samantha was previously employed directly by Sembawang Shipyard, Singapore, in their Customer Relations team, and brings a wealth of knowledge ensuring expectations of the shipyards and their clients are met.


An excellent combination

The combined team backgrounds and knowledge includes experience from both sides of the shipping industry, as supplier and customer. This gives L&R Midland a unique insight into the requirements and expectations of all parties involved in the ship repair sector.

Access to key vessel information and data, and close engagement with primary industry associations, ensures we stay up to date on the needs of all industry sectors and enables us to assist with all aspects of any enquiries.

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