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. 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. 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. Pedro Pereira da Silva was founder and President of the Chamber of Commerce Poland-Portugal between 2008 and 2016, elected the best Bilateral Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in the world. He was also State Council in Portugal for the internationalization of the Portuguese economy, a member of the direction of the polish association ECR – Efficient Consumer Response and founder and member of the direction in POHID. He was also honored with the medal Ordem de Mérito, in 2008; awarded in 2013 with Ordem de San Carlos, Grau de Comandante; and awarded with Order of Merit of Knights of the Polish Republic in 2015. Pedro Pereira da Silva is a member of the Portuguese Diaspora Council, since July 2016.