Joined the IMI Board as Non-executive Director in June 2011, Chairman and head of Nominations Committee from November 2011
Roberto Quarta has significant management experience spanning a broad range of manufacturing and service businesses with global operations. Roberto is currently Chairman at Smith & Nephew plc, a partner and Chairman Europe of the private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, where he has worked since 2000. He is also a non-executive Director Spie SA. His previous board positions include Rexel SA, Chairman of BBA Group plc (where he was also Chief Executive) and Italtel SpA, Executive Director of BTR plc, and non-executive Director of BAE Systems plc, Foster Wheeler AG, PowerGen plc, Azure Dynamics Corp and Equant NV. Roberto has announced his intention to stand down as Chairman following his appointment as Chairman elect of WPP plc.