Jul 25, 2017
Strata Systems, Inc., a global manufacturer of geosynthetic soil reinforcement solutions owned by Glen Raven, Inc., will initiate its succession plan at the end of September. The transition will mark the retirement of key members of Strata’s North American leadership team, including Co-Founders, Chip Fuller and Rich Enger, as well as longtime Project Manager, Dave Butchart. Craig Bell, who is currently Northeast Regional Sales Manager, will take over as Strata’s new General Manager.
Bell is a geosynthetics industry veteran of 16 years. Prior to joining Strata Systems in 2006, he served as Northeast Regional Sales Manager for both Tensar Corporation and WallTek. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Lehigh University, and is currently receiving an E.M.B.A. from Georgia State University.
“I’m grateful for everything Rich and Chip have contributed to this organization and the industry at-large. I’m both honored and humbled to follow in their footsteps.”
– Craig Bell, Appointed GM of Strata Systems, Inc.
Enger, who co-founded Strata Systems along with fellow industry pioneer, Chip Fuller, will retire after 25-years with the company. Prior to becoming General Manager in 2012, Enger held numerous roles in sales, marketing, and operations. Fuller, a 40-year industry veteran who has overseen Strata’s global expansion efforts, will remain in a global advisory position after retiring from his role as President.
“We are eternally grateful to Chip, Rich, and David for their many years of service and their leadership. Their dedication to the organization, industry knowledge, and ingenuity have been central to the growth of Strata Systems over many years.”
– Harold Hill, President of Glen Raven Technical Fabrics