José Soares dos Santos
Graduated in Marine Biology from Lisbon Classic University, in 1986, with executive education at IMD (1995) and Harvard (1997), and Alumni Member of Stanford (2000). Member of the Board of Directors of Sociedade Francisco Manuel dos Santos, SGPS, S.E., since 2001. Executive President of Sociedade Francisco Manuel dos Santos B.V., main shareholder of Jerónimo Martins, SGPS, S.A., since its establishment. Member of the Board of Directors of Jerónimo Martins SGPS, S.A., since 2019, a position he also held from 1995 to 2001 and from 2004 to 2015. Since 1995, he has been Chairman of Unilever Fima, Lda., Gallo Worldwide, Lda. and JMDB Representação e Distribuição de Marcas Lda. Trustee of Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos since 2018, of which he was Board Member from 2009 to 2018. Since September 2015, he has been Chairman of Oceanário de Lisboa, S.A. and, since December 2016, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the Board of Directors of the Oceano Azul Foundation. Chairman of Movendo Capital B.V., since 2017.