Ronald Faber is the managing director of Alltech Coppens, which was acquired by Alltech in June of 2016. Faber is responsible for the Alltech Coppens Aqua Centre in the Netherlands and the fish feed factory in Germany, reporting to Patrick Charlton, vice president of Alltech.
Faber received his master’s degree with a specialization in aquaculture and fisheries from Wageningen University in the Netherlands. He began his career in the aquaculture and veterinary industries and joined Alltech Coppens in 1998 as an area sales manager for the Mediterranean region.
In 2003, he moved to Thailand and served as a nutritional consultant for various fish and shrimp feed companies, working with customers in Thailand, Vietnam, India and Indonesia. In 2005, he returned to the Netherlands and continued his career with Coppens International. Faber currently lives in the Netherlands with his wife and their two sons.