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 strong senior management team who are fully 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.
LTG (Ret) Robert Dail
Chief Commercial Officer
Robert T. Dail is Supreme Group’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and a member of the Supreme Executive Committee. In his role as CCO, General Dail is tasked with leading strategic development; focusing on driving the company’s growth through new and existing client sectors.
As a member of the Executive Committee, General Dail heads the Commercial Services Division, managing Business Development; Strategic Development; Marketing & Communications; and Proposal Development across the Group. Prior to his appointment as Chief Commercial Officer, he served as President of Supreme Group USA from 2009-2013, establishing a successful US Defense and Government Services subsidiary for Supreme.
In addition to his previous four years in the commercial industry, General Dail brings to the role 33 years of military experience; retiring in 2008 as the senior military logistics professional in the Department of Defense. In 2006, he was appointed as the 15th Director of the US Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), headquartered in Virginia, US. The DLA provides the full range of logistics, acquisition, and technical services to the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and other federal agencies.
Prior to serving at the DLA, General Dail served as the Deputy Commander, United States Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base (USTRANSCOM), Illinois. USTRANSCOM is a Unified Command reporting to the Secretary of Defense, executing the nation’s global defense transportation system with components from the Army, Navy and Air Force.
During his military career, General Dail commanded and led logistics and transportation units from the platoon to national level; across the full range of Army combat and joint operational capabilities. He also had extensive experience in strategic level logistics.
In addition to his work with Supreme Group, General Dail serves as a member of the Board of Directors, LMI Government Consulting, McLean, Virginia; serves as a member of the Board of Directors, iDirect Government Technologies, Fairfax, Virginia; and serves as a member of the Board of Advisors, ADS Technologies Inc., Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Chief Financial Officer
Michael Thorne is Supreme Group’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and a member of the Supreme Executive Committee.
As a member of the Executive Committee, Mike heads the Corporate Services Division; managing the organizational functions of Human Resources, Accounting, Information Technology, Internal Audit, Controlling, and Pricing across the Group’s operations globally.
Mike has extensive experience as a CFO across a range of organizations, including a Fortune 1000 company with revenues in excess of USD 4 billion. Before joining Supreme, he spent almost ten years with DynCorp International, based in Fort Worth, Texas. Joining the company as Director, Pricing and Budgets in 2001, Michael subsequently progressed to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and was a key member of the senior management team responsible for leading the business through a period of substantial growth.
Prior to working with DynCorp, Michael spent a number of years with Lockheed Martin, joining the company in 1979 as a Pricing and Control Manager and progressing to the position of Divisional CFO where he was ultimately responsible for an aircraft modification and maintenance company with annual sales of $200 million.
Group Director, Corporate and Legal Affairs
Soren Norgaard is Supreme’s Group Director for Corporate and Legal Affairs. In this role, Soren manages the provision of legal counsel, and oversees the government and corporate affairs for Supreme Group’s operational teams.
In addition, Soren also manages the Business Integrity and Security Departments within the Group; a highly critical function as Supreme strives to maintain the highest standards of ethics and integrity across the organization and operations at all times. Soren works closely with the Supreme Executive Committee to ensure that benchmarks of legal, security and ethical compliance are adhered to across the company’s global operations.
Before joining Supreme in 2007, Soren was employed as General Counsel and Executive Officer for one of the largest European protein food groups, first in Denmark and later in the UK. He spent nearly six years performing high-level legal project management including a number of M&A projects.
Prior to that, Soren spent five years as a corporate lawyer at the Kromann Reumert firm, which at the time was the largest law firm in Denmark. In 2004, Soren was named in the ‘Top 100 young talents’ by a leading Danish trade journal. Soren performed two years of military service from 1987 to 1989 with the Danish Royal Life Guard and the Queens Regiment and held the rank of sergeant.
Soren holds two Masters of Law degrees: from Aarhus University in Denmark, and the National University of Singapore. He also completed a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance, at Aarhus Business School.