Company

Global Leader in Mine Safety Innovation

Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Strata Worldwide is a leading global provider of products, services and technologies that promote a higher level of safety in the mining and energy sectors.
Strata offers differentiated mining products such as engineered secondary roof supports, coal mining ventilation control and emergency refuge chambers. It specializes in advanced safety technologies including completely wireless underground communications, tracking and atmospheric monitoring, as well as proximity detection systems that operate both underground and on the surface.

Strata’s mission is to provide products and services that keep working environments both safe and productive. Our core values are to listen to customer requirements, tailor solutions to meet their needs, and provide unmatched service and support throughout the entire business process.

Over the course of 24 years, we have established a large customer base built on trust by providing proven and reliable products, high quality service and timely customer support.

Executive Team

Mike Berube

Mike Berube

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mike Berube joined Strata Worldwide in early 2010. He brought with him over 20 years of experience in business management, sales, and product development. Before joining Strata, Mike served as Director of Global Data Solutions for Argon ST, now Boeing. While at Argon ST, he led a business unit that successfully won and completed several DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) programs focused on wireless communications, wireless networking, and satellite communications.  In addition, Mike leveraged technology developed for the U.S. Government and transitioned it to industrial applications such as the Mining, Oil and Gas.

With this business management and technical experience, Mike has played a key role in developing the novel Electronic Safety Products Strata now offers. As President and CEO, Mike directs upper management in core business strategies and oversees the corporate road-map for future expansions.  

Dave Jenks COO

David Jenks

Chief Financial Officer

Dave Jenks joined Strata in January 2013 after 16 years with Joy Global Incorporated. He served as the Global Products Director, Regional Sales Manager, Manager of Commercial Accounting and Regional Controller for the Underground Mining Division, which gave him extensive knowledge and experience in business development, strategic planning and project management. As Chief Financial Officer of Strata Worldwide, Jenks will lead Strata in the business development and product growth of its leading safety technologies in all countries around the world.

Tom Michaud

Chief Technology Officer

With years of experience in the aerospace industry, along with extensive software and hardware development skills, Tom Michaud brings a unique range of expertise to Strata Worldwide.  Prior to joining Strata in 2010, Tom served in leadership positions such as VP of Engineering for Stellar Satellite Communication, co-founder and VP of Product Development at Skymate, and Director of System Engineering at ORBCOMM.  He also headed up the development of flight software for ATK Space Systems. Tom holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in electrical engineering and an MBA. As CTO, Tom is responsible for overseeing all strategic and operational aspects of Strata Worldwide’s electronic offerings.

International

 

Tony Lobb

General Manager of Strata Australia

Tony, a 35-year mining industry veteran, joined Strata in April 2013 as General Manager of the company’s Australian operations. Over his time in the industry, Tony has owned and managed three supply businesses, each providing high-quality safety solutions to the Australian mining market. With his extensive industry knowledge and business expertise, Tony has successfully led his team in expanding the company’s reach into multiple countries and multiple industries.

 

Ian Cillie

General Manager of Strata South Africa

Ian joined Strata in March 2017 as General Manager of the company’s South African operations. Ian brings over 20 years of Southern Africa mining industry experience to his position. Over the years, serving as the sales and marketing director for Joy Global South Africa and managing director for SKF Southern Africa, Ian accrued extensive knowledge and valuable experience in managing business operations and product distribution into both coal and non-coal markets. Ian’s GM focus is to enhance and streamline Strata’s product development, sales and distribution. 

Legal & Marketing

 

Stephen Moss

General Councel
 

Paula Gunnels

Director of Marketing & Events