Release October 5, 2012
ATLANTA – Strata Worldwide announced this week they have hired Mark Sanders as President and Chief Executive Officer of Strata Proximity Systems LLC.
Mark Sanders, the former Joy Global Vice President of Corporate Marketing, will be focusing on customer needs to drive and improve product development. With over 25 years experience in the mining industry, Sanders brings strong market understanding, manufacturing know-how and international business development experience to Strata Worldwide and its proximity systems.
Prior to joining Strata, Sanders worked at Joy for more than 26 years. During that time he held a succession of positions including manufacturing manager, Vice President Supply Chain and Managing Director of both the China and the Americas business units.
Mark comes from a family with a rich heritage in the mining industry. He graduated from University of Nottingham with a degree in mining engineering and later earned an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.
At Strata, Mark will work directly with customers to understand their needs and so help align and grow the Strata proximity business globally.
Strata Worldwide L.L.C. is a global leader in mine safety solutions. The company’s product line includes wireless communications and tracking systems, emergency mine refuge chambers, secondary roof support products, proximity detection systems and mining construction services. Strata is committed to the design and development of technologies that are beneficial for today and that lay a foundation for improved solutions in the future. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the company has service and sales support offices in the mining regions of the U.S., Europe, Australia, South Africa, China and Mexico.