DEGREES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Professor Pires holds a PhD and a Master of Science in Production Engineering from University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and a Bachelor of Science in Production Engineering from the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCAR).
Professor Silvio Pires has been the Production Planning and Control Manager at Villares-General Electric, Brazil and Consultant for SAP, Volkswagen, Embraer, Vallourec-Mannesmann, Deloitte, Gerdau, International Paper, and Moderna-Santillana editorial group. He has more than twenty years of experience as a graduate professor in six of the most prestigious universities in Brazil: University of São Paulo (USP), Methodist University of São Paulo (UNIMEP), Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) and Campunas State University (UNICAMP). He has also been Coordinator/Professor of the Supply Chain Management course in the Executive MBA program at IMD Business School, Lausanne, Switzerland, at IE Business School, Spain, and at the Université de la Méditerranée in France. Professor Pires is also a Referee and Board member in several research journals.
He currently is a full-time Professor of Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Methodist University of São Paulo (UNIMEP, Brazil), Professor of Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Getulio Vargas business school (FGV), Brazil, and Affiliated Professor at the Productive Operations and Energy department at CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School.