IMS TECHNOLOGIES GROUP announces change in management


Luigi Magliocchi, new CEO of IMS TECHNOLOGIES (photo: IMS TECHNOLOGIES)
Luigi Magliocchi, new CEO of IMS TECHNOLOGIES (photo: IMS TECHNOLOGIES)

IMS TECHNOLOGIES S.p.A. (Calcinate, Italy) announces a change in management. With immediate effect, Luigi Magliocchi is appointed new Group CEO. He succeeds Daniele Vaglietti who takes up his new role as managing director sales and marketing.

Magliocchi previously worked as CEO at GDM S.p.A. in Milan, Italy. GDM S.p.A. is a worldwide leader in the disposable hygiene industry and part of the Coesia Group. In his position as CEO, Magliocchi successfully directed organisational restructuring and change management.

Magliocchi, born in 1963 in Parma, Italy, graduated in electronics engineering at Politecnico of Milan and holds an Executive MBA of the London Business School. He started his career as sales engineer at Honeywell. His career steps during his 13 years with the company encompassed positions in Europe and the Middle East. Magliocchi left Honeywell in 2002 as business unit director EMEA.

From 2002 till 2012, Magliocchi headed as CEO the Italian subsidiary of the Carl Zeiss Group – a global leader in optical technology with more than 150 employees. He then joined Rheinmetall Italia in 2012, initially as deputy general manager, and in 2013 as CEO.

“We are very pleased to have Luigi Magliocchi on board as our new CEO. The IMS TECHNOLOGIES GROUP will greatly benefit from his unique experience in leading a group of specialised machine manufacturing companies,” states Paolo Clerici, chairman of IMS TECHNOLOGIES.

“Enormous opportunities arise with developing businesses and markets,” says Magliocchi. “I look forward to contributing my long-term experience to this group. My aim is to leverage the group’s business by providing innovative solutions and reliable support to our customers. We will continue to satisfy the most demanding requirements in terms of energy efficiency, automation and product quality.”