Strata Worldwide, established in 1992, has spent decades developing and supplying products and technologies that are designed to bring the highest level of safety to mining operations around the world. From our global headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, we have built upon a product portfolio that includes the best in proximity detection and collision avoidance technology, an elite selection of underground communication and monitoring networks, emergency refuge solutions and a portfolio of ground control and roof support products.

Today, Strata Worldwide has evolved into a global provider of advanced safety and communication technologies that serve the underground and surface mining industries, tunneling construction operations, and oil and gas drill rigs. The company has worked hard to establish and grow a diverse customer base by providing proven and reliable products, high quality service and tireless customer support.

Strata has global offices and manufacturing facilities in the United States, South Africa and Australia, and we have built a strong network of qualified distributors and partner companies that share our commitment and can offer global expertise at the local level.

Executive Team


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.  


David Jenks

Chief Financial Officer

Dave Jenks joined Strata in January 2013, bringing with him extensive mining industry operation and financial experience. Prior to joining Strata he served for 16 years at Joy Global as a Corporate Controller and Manager of Commercial Accounting , Global Product Director, Regional Sales and Operations Manager.

In his position at Strata, Jenks is responsible for the overall financial management of the company, its timely financial reporting and transparency, and multiple corporate duties including controllership, treasury, and economic strategy and forecasting


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.


Tony Lobb

General Manager of Strata Australia

Tony, a 43-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 Counsel

Paula Gunnels

Director of Marketing & Events