Global Management Team

Fabien Kelbert
President, North America Business Unit

Fabien Kelbert is the President of the North America Business Unit. He is responsible for operations, marketing and sales in the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

Prior to assuming this role in May 2018, Fabien was the General Manager of the Europe & Africa (E&A) Business Unit for four years and was responsible for developing the drip irrigation business in the region along with overall management of the E&A region. During this time, Fabien led the business unit to increased revenues and improved factory utilization.

Prior to the establishment of Rivulis, Fabien served in several senior operational roles at the company including Vice President of Global Manufacturing where he managed 12 factories worldwide.

Fabien has a Master’s in Engineering  from INSA, the French National Institute for Applied Sciences, Rennes and an Executive MBA from HEC, Hautes Etudes Commerciales. He received his PhD in Physics from CNRS, the French National Research Institute.