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Tuesday 10 April, 2007


Director/PDMR Shareholding

06 April 2007

6 April 2007

The Secretary

Company Announcements Office

The Stock Exchange

Dear Sir

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


I hereby notify you that on 5 April 2007 the following persons, invested some or
all of their annual bonuses (in respect of performance in 2006) 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 595.1065p per share:

Name                         Position                               Number of    Potential maximum matching
                                                                shares acquired                 award*
                                                                  in the DBP         Based on gross amount
Mr M J Lamb                  Chief Executive Director, IMI            49,644                    105,913
Mr D M Hurt                  Finance Director,                        18,086                     30,868
                             IMI plc
Mr D C Nicholas              Executive Director,                      26,944                     45,988
                             IMI plc
Mr R M Twite                 Executive Director,                      12,497                     21,331
                             IMI plc
Mr T Hubbard                 Business President, Beverage                253                        280
                             Dispense (US)
Mr J A Mannebach             Business President, Fluid Power           4,886                      4,750
Mr S Toomes                  Business President                        3,774                      3,814
                             Indoor Climate
Mr I Whiting                 Business President                       13,568                     14,290
                             Severe Service

*Shares acquired via investment of annual bonus under the DBP are eligible for a
matching award, subject to performance conditions, if still held in three years'


Further, I hereby notify you that after the close of dealing on 5 April 2007,
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

Name                            Position                                      Number of shares
Mr M J Lamb                     Chief Executive Director,                              104,000
                                IMI plc
Mr D M Hurt                     Finance Director,                                       55,600
                                IMI plc
Mr D C Nicholas                 Executive Director,                                     55,400
                                IMI plc
Mr R M Twite                    Executive Director                                      50,600
                                IMI plc
Mr M Kelly                      Business President,                                      7,200
                                Beverage Dispense (Europe)
Mr T Hubbard+                   Business President,                                      7,000
                                Beverage Dispense (US)
Mr J A Mannebach+               Business President,                                     26,500
                                Fluid Power
Mr S Toomes                     Business President,                                     13,000
                                IMI Indoor Climate
Mr I Whiting +                  Business President,                                     23,000
                                Severe Service
Mr W Garland                    Business President,                                     16,400
                                Merchandising Systems


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

In addition, I hereby notify you that on 5 April 2007, the following persons
invested some or all of their net LTIP payment in respect of an award made in
2004 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 595.1065p per share.

Name                         Position                          Number of shares     Potential maximum
                                                                acquired in the      matching award**
                                                              Deferred Share Plan
Mr M J Lamb                  Chief Executive Director, IMI                   28,206               7051
Mr D C Nicholas              Executive Director                              15,309              3,827
                             IMI plc
Mr R M Twite                 Executive Director                               1,458                364
                             IMI plc

**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 on 5 April 2007 the following persons
exercised options granted to him on 24 March 2004 over the number of shares
shown against his name at 358p per share and sold the resulting shares, 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, IMI plc     105,000               105,000                   595.1065p

Further dealings

In addition, I hereby notify you that, Mr M J Lamb (a director of this Company)
sold 87 shares on 5 April 2007 at 597.63p per share.

Shareholdings of executive directors

A shareholding guideline was adopted in 2005, which allows executive directors
three years (or until June 2008 for those in post in 2005) 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                                                          133,009
Mr D M Hurt                                                           29,181
Mr D C Nicholas                                                       84,365
Mr R M Twite                                                          24,638

Yours faithfully


Company Secretary


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