Pedro Pires de Miranda is the Executive President of Siemens Portugal and President of the Board of Directors of Siemens Angola. Responsible for the business development of Siemens Mozambique, Cape Verde and Sao Tome and Principe. Previously he was the Corporate Vice President of Siemens AG at the Munich Headquarters from 2008 to 2016.
He started his career at General Motors Corporation in 1981 as a Production Engineer, and he specialized at the Factory of automobile components at GM in Dayton, Ohio, EUA.
In 1983 he joined Siemens where he had diverse Direction positions in Portugal and Germany. In 1998, he was nominated Engineering General Director, where he was responsible for big projects such as the infrastructures in Portugal and internationally in Doha, Qatar, USA and Dubai. In 2007, he became a member of the Executive Commission of Siemens S.A.
In 2008, he was promoted as Corporate Vice-President of Siemens AG, in Munich, Germany, responsible for this business’ world development in 70 cities (in urban transportation infrastructures, buildings and energy sectors) and was responsible for the world coordination of the Market Development Boards and the management programs of big customer corporate accounts.
In 2011, he was nominated a member of the Sales Board of Siemens AG, in Munich and in 2012, he was designated Executive Vice President of the Center of Global Competencies for Cities of Siemens, in London, and responsible for the Center of Regional Competencies in Washington, DC and Shanghai.
Graduated in Electrotechnical Engineer and Industrial Management for the Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA. He was a AFS scholarship holder in NY and attended the Executive Management programs of Harvard Business School and of Nova Lisbon University, the Engineering Management of Krannert Business School, USA and the Industrial Engineering of REFA Institut, in Darmstadt, Germany. He is a member of IEEE- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in the USA and in Germany.
Pedro Pires de Miranda is a member of the General Council of ANIMEE, of the General Council and Strategic Committee of COTEC and of the General Council of PROFORUM.
In 2014, he was honored by the President of the Portuguese Republic with the award Ordem de Mérito Empresarial Indústria and he is a founding partner of the Portuguese Diaspora Council, since 2012.