|Traded as||Euronext: JMT|
|Pedro Soares dos Santos (CEO)|
|Revenue||EUR16.275 billion (2017)|
|EUR385 million (2017)|
Number of employees
Jerónimo Martins SGPS, SA Sociedade Aberta (JM) is a Portuguese corporate group that operates in food distribution and specialised retail. It operates more than 3,600 stores in Portugal, Poland, and Colombia.
The group is the majority owner of Jerónimo Martins Retail (JMR), which operates the Pingo Doce super- and hypermarket chain in Portugal. JMR has been run as a 51%-49% joint venture with the Dutch firm Ahold Delhaize since 1982.
The Group also operates in the specialized retail sector in Portugal. Jerónimo Martins owns the Jeronymo coffee shops and the Hussel chocolate and confectionery stores.
Until 2016, Jerónimo Martins had industrial facilities focused on the production of several Unilever brands. This was carried out through the joint venture company Unilever Jerónimo Martins, which was 45% owned by JM and 55% owned by Unilever.
It once owned Lillywhites, a British company focused on sports goods (sold in 2002 to Sports World International); a stake in Eurocash, a cash-and-carry in Poland; and Supermercados Sé, a supermarket chain in Brazil (sold to Grupo Pão de Açúcar in 2002).