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Pedro Soares dos Santos

Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO

Pedro Soares dos SantosPedro Soares dos Santos was born in 1960.

He began his professional career in 1983 in the Operations Department of Pingo Doce. In 1985, he worked in the Sales and Marketing areas for Iglo/Olá and in 1990 he joined Recheio, where he took over as Director of Operations. In 1995, he was appointed Managing Director of Recheio and elected as Director of Jerónimo Martins, SGPS, S.A.

He became head of Operations in Poland and Brazil in 1999 and in 2001 took over the Group's Distribution area. He was a member of the Executive Board of Jerónimo Martins and responsible for Distribution until 2009.

He is CEO since April 2010 and also Chairman of the Board of Directors since December 18th 2013.