Stephen Thompson was appointed Chairman of Dundee United in November 2008, having served as Chief Executive since January 2008. As Chairman, Stephen also undertakes the duties of Chief Executive, a post which no longer exists as a separate position on the Board.
In November 2013, Stephen acquired a majority interest in the Club, following the transfer of shares from Mrs Cath Thompson on her retirement from the Board.
Stephen first attended a United match at the age of four and has followed the team over the years across Europe and Scotland. He joined the Board of Dundee United in September 2002 and was also Marketing Director at Morning, Noon & Night before its sale to Scotmid in 2004. His knowledge and experience continues to be put to good effect in the Club’s marketing, commercial and retail areas.
He is also currently member of the SPL Board and the SFA Council.