Pedro Pereira da Silva

Entrepreneur, Investor, Global C-level Executive, CEO , Advisor

  • Country Portugal
  • Sector Investment

Pedro Pereira da Silva is an executive, advisor and investor.

Until 2018, Pereira da Silva was the CEO of Pick n’ Pay Retail, in South Africa. From March 2016 to February 2017, he was the President of Dixy Group, based in Moscow, Russia, the third biggest retailer in the country with more than 2.800 stores – supermarkets, hypermarkets and “cash&carry”. The group employs more than 60.000 employees, with sales near 4000 million euros, quoted in the stock exchange since 2007 and held by the group Mercury in 54,4%.

Pedro Pereira da Silva was, between 2011 and 2015, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Jerónimo Martins Group, accumulating the positions of Country Manager in Poland, leading the project of opening of operations in Colombia. Considered one of the managers that is related with the expansion and success of the Biedronka stores, being the companies’ CEO between 2000 and 2010, nowadays the biggest retailer in Poland and the second biggest company of the country in sales volume with more than 2.680 stores and 58 000 collaborators, being the biggest private employer in the country.

He started is professional path in Portugal, in Jerónimo Martins, having been Sales Director of the supermarkets Pingo Doce, Director of the first supermarket Feira Nova in Lisbon and later CEO of the supermarkets Lidosol and João Gomes Camacho Cash&Carry, in Madeira.

He is graduated in Economy for the Nova University of Lisbon and counts with a EMBA for the Harvard Business School, in Boston, and he completed the Program for Executive Development, in IMD, Switzerland.