CEO, Alltech Coppens; Global Aqua Lead, Alltech
As Alltech’s global aqua lead and CEO of Alltech Coppens, Ronald Faber oversees all of Alltech’s aqua business.
Faber leads a global team of aquaculture experts focused on fish nutrition, feed production, technical support and sustainable aquafeed solutions. This team works closely together to improve aquatic feed nutrition and sustainability in aquaculture.
Faber received a master’s degree, specializing in aquaculture and fisheries, from Wageningen University, the Netherlands. He began his career in the aquaculture and veterinary industries and joined Coppens International in 1998 as an area sales manager for the Mediterranean region. In 2003, he moved to Thailand, where he worked as a nutritional consultant for multiple fish and shrimp feed companies, serving customers in Asia.
Faber returned to the Netherlands in 2005 and continued his career with Coppens International, which was acquired by Alltech in 2016. As CEO of Alltech Coppens, Faber is based in the Netherlands, which is home to the Alltech Coppens Aqua Centre (ACAC), an Alltech bioscience center where world-class research capabilities are applied to product development.
With more than 30 years of experience in the aquaculture industry, Faber’s journey has been marked by a commitment to innovation and sustainable practices.