Supreme Group is managed by an Executive Committee who oversee all aspects of day to day operations and are highly experienced in their respective fields. In turn, they are supported by a senior management team who are committed to delivering operational excellence and quality supply chain solutions to our customers.
Chief Executive Officer
Prior to becoming CEO, Theo held the position of Chief Operating Officer, managing Supreme’s organizational functions of Procurement, Transportation Operations, Site Services, and QHSE (Quality, Health, Safety and Environment). Theo managed the formulation and implementation of solutions that guaranteed rapid mobilization and consistent delivery, to ensure consistent customer satisfaction.
Following a period of military service with the German Bundeswehr, Theo graduated with an MBA from Cologne University and started his career with the global brand Kimberly-Clark. After this, he moved to a FTSE 50 multinational company in the concrete industry where he rapidly progressed to Group CFO level. Throughout his impressive career, which has spanned the EMEA region, Theo has held a number of senior management and consultancy positions, specializing in finance, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, biotechnology and global logistics.
Drawing on more than 25 years of management experience, Theo contributes a comprehensive knowledge of industry best practices with a strong focus on international development and business growth via the creation of efficiencies and integration.
President - Commercial (Africa)
Honore Dainhi is the President of Supreme Group’s Commercial (Africa) Division, and is also a member of the Supreme Group Executive Committee. Honore is responsible for leading the execution of the company’s diversification and expansion strategy in the commercial sector across Africa.
Prior to joining Supreme, Honore spent most of his career in the oil industry, working for the Shell Group for 17 years. During his tenure with Shell, he occupied various senior positions in Ghana, the Netherlands, the U.K., Kenya and Cote d’Ivoire. Honore was Chief Operating Officer - Africa for Vivo Energy, a Shell licensee operating in the African downstream oil business in Africa, responsible for leading the business through a period of substantial changes.
Before that he was Regional Vice President for West Africa, where he had ultimate accountability for Shell’s downstream oil companies, covering 12 countries across West Africa, responsible for leading the turnaround of the business. He also held the position of Senior Corporate Adviser for Sub-Saharan Africa, advising the Shell Group Executive Committee for Africa related strategic matters including government relations and reputation. He also spent a number of years in the Shell Group Internal Audit function and in the Retail business division.
Before joining Shell, Honore worked for a leading European multinational in the Agrochemicals and Household Pesticide industry, holding various positions in manufacturing, sales and marketing.
Chief Executive Officer - EMS Seven Seas
Lars is the Chief Executive of EMS Seven Seas, an international ship chandler and leader in the provision of goods to the marine, offshore and defense sectors. As a member of the Executive Committee, Lars is responsible for managing the company’s ship supply division and growing EMS Seven Seas’ presence in the global shipping sector.
Lars has 30 years’ experience in the shipping industry, having worked for a variety of ship supply and ship services companies across Europe, the Middle East and South East Asia, including Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), Maersk, J. Lauritzen, Wilhelmsen Ship Services, ShipServ Ltd, and Sinwa Ltd. He also possesses more than 20 years of senior leadership experience and has managed many multinational management teams within the industry.
EMS Seven Seas is a subsidiary of Supreme Group.