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Established in 1961, IMA S.p.A. is the parent company of a Group world leader in the design and manufacture of automatic machines for the processing and packaging of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, tea, coffee and foods.

Group Structure

Established in 1961, IMA S.p.A. is the parent company of a Group world leader in the design and manufacture of automatic machines for the processing and packaging of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, tea, coffee and foods.

Its marketing companies sell and provide customer service in the relevant geographical areas and an extensive network of agencies in the areas not covered by the branch offices.


Main Shareholders of IMA S.p.A.

Share capital stands at Euro 22,470,504.68 divided into 43,105,509 ordinary shares with no par value.

The sole shareholder of IMA S.p.A. is SOFIMA PIK S.p.A.

Company Officers

Board of Directors of IMA

The company’s Board of Directors currently comprises ten members who shall remain in office until approval of the balance sheet as at 31 December 2023.

Vacchi Alberto Chairman and CEO Download CV
Cataudella Stefano Board of Director Download CV
Castelli Marco Board of Director Download CV
Evans Matthew George
Board of Director  
Ferraresi Stefano Board of Director Download CV
Marino Gabriele Board of Director  
Panzani Nicola
Board of Director  
Poggi Luca Board of Director Download CV
Schiavina Maria Carla Board of Director Download CV
Vacchi Gianluca Board of Director Download CV


Board of Auditors

The current Board of Auditors shall be in office until the approval of the balance sheet as at 31 December 2023. It comprises:

Standing Auditors

De Simone Roberta Chairman – Registered Auditor Download CV
Facchini Francesco Serving Auditor – Registered Auditor Download CV
Pinza Riccardo Serving Auditor Download CV

Alternate Auditors

Gallina Chiara (Registered Auditor), Massarotto Stefano (Registered Auditor).

In charge of internal audit

Rizzi Claudio 

Manager Responsible for Preparing Financial Reports

Marzo Sergio 

Oversight Committee

Diamanti Gerardo (Chairman – Registered Auditor), Pascerini Andrea (Lawyer), Rizzi Claudio (Engineer)

Independent Auditors

EY S.p.A.


Corporate Governance

The Corporate Governance System adopted by IMA complies with the principles set out under the Corporate Governance Code for listed companies.

Code for Internal Dealing

The IMA Internal Dealing Code – in accordance with Legislative Decree no. 58 of 24 February 1998 and the Consob Issuer Regulations – governs the mandatory reporting of transactions of shares issued by IMA by Relevant Persons or their Close Associates.

Organization Model

The organisation, management and control model, in compliance to Legislative Decree 231 of 8 June 2001, consists of a general part and several special parts; essentially, the general part explains IMA’s corporate governance structure, the way that the Supervisory Board is established and functions, along with an explanation of the system of sanctions.

Code of Ethics

IMA was one of the first Italian companies in the industry to have a Code of Ethics. It defines the ethical and social responsibilities of stakeholders and the rules of conduct that those who work for the Group and on its behalf have to comply with.

IR Documents

08/04/2021 By-laws
Related Party Transactions
Regulations at Meetings

IR Updates and Information

eMarket SDIR and eMarket STORAGE

For the transmission and storage of the Regulated Information, IMA S.p.A.  uses the transmission system “eMarket SDIR” and the storage device “eMarket STORAGE” which can be consulted on the website and are managed by Spafid Connect S.p.A., with registered office in Milan, at 10, Foro Buonaparte.

 (*) Until 26th April 2020 IMA S.p.A. has used the mechanism for the centralized storage of regulated information denominated “1Info”, available at the website , managed by Computershare S.p.A., with registered office at Via Lorenzo Mascheroni 19, Milan.

Press releases

28/01/2021 - 11:45 am IMA SpA leaves the Milan Stock Exchange after 25 years
04/01/2021 - 5:50 pm IMA: merger by incorporation of the wholly-owned subsidiary Corazza S.p.A. completed and communication of changes in voting rights pursuant to art. 85-bis of the CONSOB Issuers Regulations
11/12/2020 - 6:26 pm Mandatory tender offer on the entirety of the outstanding ordinary shares of I.M.A. Industria Macchine Automatiche S.p.A. promoted by IMA BidCo S.p.A.