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Tuesday 04 April, 2006


Director/PDMR Shareholding

04 April 2006

4 April 2006

The Secretary

Company Announcements Office

The Stock Exchange

Dear Sir

IMI plc Executive Directors and Business Presidents - dealings in shares of IMI

                     DEFERRED BONUS PLAN

I hereby notify you that on 3 April the following persons, invested some or all
of their annual bonuses (in respect of performance in 2005) in acquiring a
beneficial interest in the number of IMI plc ordinary shares shown against their
name in the table below, pursuant to their participation in IMI plc's Deferred
Bonus Plan (DBP) at 570.658p per share:

Name                          Position                            Number of      Potential maximum
                                                               shares acquired    matching award*
                                                                 in the DBP
Mr M J Lamb                   Chief Executive Director, IMI        27,758              59,224
Mr W R Whitney                Executive Director, IMI plc          14,729              22,629
Mr D C Nicholas               Executive Director, IMI plc          29,051              49,586
Mr M Kelly                    Business President, Beverage          3,480              3,979
                              Dispense (Europe)

Mr D A Storey                 Business President, Beverage          7,309               4947
                              Dispense (US)
Mr J A Mannebach              Business President, Fluid Power       2,014               1997

*Shares acquired via investment of net of tax of annual bonus under the DBP are
eligible for a matching award by reference to the gross bonus amount invested,
subject to performance conditions, if still held in three years' time.

Further, I hereby notify you that after the close of dealing on 3 April 2006, each of the following persons received an 
award, in the form of a nil-cost option (except those marked with + who received a deferred share award) over the number
of ordinary shares shown against his name, in accordance with the rules of the IMI plc 2005 Long Term Incentive Plan, 
known as the Performance Share Plan.
Name                              Position                              Number of shares
Mr M J Lamb                       Chief Executive Director, IMI plc         100,500
Mr W R Whitney+                   Executive Director, IMI plc                58,900
Mr D C Nicholas                   Executive Director, IMI plc                54,500
Mr M Kelly                        Business President, Beverage               8,100
                                  Dispense (Europe)
Mr D A Storey+                    Business President, Beverage               8,500
                                  Dispense (US)
Mr J A Mannebach+                 Business President, Fluid Power            22,400
Mr R M Twite                      Business President, IMI Indoor             14,200
Mr I Whiting +                    Business President, Severe Service         19,300


(A)       2002 Long Term Incentive Plan (LTIP) and Deferred Share Plan

In addition, I hereby notify you that on 3 April 2006, the following persons
invested some or all of their net LTIP payment in respect of an award made in
2003 in acquiring a beneficial interest in the number of IMI plc ordinary shares
shown against their name in the table below, pursuant to their participation in
the LTIP and the 2002 Deferred Share Plan at 570.658p per share.

Name                          Position                        Number of shares    Potential maximum
                                                              acquired in the     matching award**
                                                               Deferred Share
Mr M J Lamb                   Chief Executive Director, IMI        19,986               4,996
Mr W R Whitney                Executive Director, IMI plc          7,070                1,767
Mr R M Twite                  Business President, IMI Indoor       2,610                 652
Mr D A Storey                 Business President, Beverage         3,597                 899
                              Dispense (US)

**Shares acquired under the Deferred Share Plan are eligible for a matching
award if still held in three years' time of 1 for every four shares held, this
matching award is not subject to performance conditions.

(B)       Exercise of options under IMI Executive Share Option (1995) Plan

In addition, I hereby notify you that the following persons exercised options
granted to them on 2 April 2003 over the number of shares shown against their
name at 256.9p per share and sold the resulting shares or some of them, all as
shown in the table below.
Name               Position                      No. of shares         Number of shares             Price per share
                                                                       sold post exercise              obtained

                                                                                                        on sale
Mr M J Lamb        Chief Executive Director,        418,500                 418,500                    570.658p

                   IMI plc
Mr W R Whitney     Executive Director,               55,000                 42,900                     570.658p

                   IMI plc
Mr T J Slack       Finance Director,                210,000                 210,000                    570.658p

                   IMI plc
Mr R M Twite       Business President,               32,575                 32,575                     570.658p

                   IMI Indoor Climate

Further dealings

In addition, I hereby notify you that, Mr M J Lamb (a director of this Company)
sold 54,063 shares on 31 March 2006 at 572.2411p per share and 5,937 shares 3
April at 565p per share. Further Mr T J Slack (also a director of this Company)
sold 9081 shares at 564.5p per share on 3 April.

Shareholdings of executive directors

A shareholding guideline was adopted in 2005, which allows executive directors
until June 2008 to acquire interests in IMI plc ordinary shares representing one
times salary.  Following the transactions shown above, the beneficial interests
of the executive directors' were as follows:

Director of IMI plc                                  Shareholding
Mr M J Lamb                                                102630
Mr T J Slack                                                73883
Mr D C Nicholas                                             41108
Mr W R Whitney                                              58960

Yours faithfully

J O'Shea

Company Secretary

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