Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO
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.