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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.

IMA S.p.A. has been listed on the Milan Stock Exchange since 1995 and in 2001 joined the STAR segment (Prime Quality Stocks).


Main Shareholders of IMA S.p.A.

At 14 June 2016 share capital stands at Euro 20,415,200.00 divided into 39,260,000 ordinary shares with a par value of Euro 0.52.
The shareholders of IMA S.p.A., representing over 3% of the subscribed capital stock made up of shares with voting rights, are the following:

DeclarersShareholdersNumber of share held% of capital stock
Lopam Fin S.p.A.SO.FI.M.A. Società Finanziaria Macchine Automatiche S.p.A.22,378,16257.000

Company Officers

Board of Directors of IMA

The company’s Board of Directors currently comprises thirteen members who shall remain in office until approval of the balance sheet as at 31 December 2017

Vacchi MarcoHonorary ChairmanDownload CV 
Vacchi AlbertoChairman and CEODownload CV
Cataudella StefanoNon-executive DirectorDownload CV
Frugoni PaoloIndependent DirectorDownload CV
Galliani MarcoNon-executive DirectorDownload CV
Malagoli AndreaChief Operating OfficerDownload CV
Pecchioli GiovanniChief Operating OfficerDownload CV
Poggi LucaNon-executive DirectorDownload CV
Riello PierantonioIndependent DirectorDownload CV
Rolli RitaIndependent DirectorDownload CV
Schiavina Maria CarlaNon-executive DirectorDownload CV
Vacchi GianlucaNon-executive DirectorDownload CV
Volta ValentinaNon-executive DirectorDownload CV


Board of Auditors

The current Board of Auditors shall be in office until the approval of the balance sheet as at 31 December 2018. It comprises:

Standing Auditors

Schiavone Panni FrancescoChairman – Registered AuditorDownload CV
De Simone RobertaRegistered Auditor 
Pinza RiccardoLawyer 

Alternate Auditors

Spagnol Elena (Registered Auditor), Bolognese Giovanna (Registered Auditor), Ferracini Federico (Registered Auditor) 

Single Committee combining the functions assigned to the Remuneration Committee, Control and Risk Committee and a Nomination Committee

Frugoni Paolo (Chairman – Independent Director) 
Riello Pierantonio (Independent Director)
Schiavina Maria Carla (Non-executive Director)

In charge of internal audit

Rizzi Claudio 

Manager Responsible for Preparing Financial Reports

Marzo Sergio 

Oversight Committee

Sireci Maria Lucia (Chairman – Lawyer), Diamanti Gerardo (Manager), Panzeri Mario (Certified Public Accountant)

Independent Auditors

EY S.p.A.


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.

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.

IR Documents

Related Party Transactions
Code of Ethics
Regulations at Meetings
Articles of associations-21.04.17

IR Updates and Information

eMarket SDIR and 1INFO

IMA has chosen the system eMarket SDIR for the transmission of the Regulated Information. The system eMarket SDIR is managed by Spafid Connect S.p.A., with registered offices in Foro Buonaparte 10, Milan, Italy.

IMA has chosen the system 1INFO ( for the storage of the Regulated Information. The system 1INFO is managed by Computershare S.p.A., with registered offices in Via Lorenzo Mascheroni 19, Milan, Italy.

Press releases

19/02/2018 - 4:45 pm IMA announces its preliminary results for 2017
30/01/2018 - 4:30 pm IMA: 2018 calendar of company events
19/01/2018 - 5:30 pm IMA: Noteholders’ Meeting approves Extraordinary Resolution
19/12/2017 - 5:35 pm IMA: Board of Directors convenes the meeting of the holders of its EUR 40,000,000.00 3.875 per cent. notes due 13 May 2019