MODENA, Italy — Italia Sistemi Tecnologici S.p.a. (IST) has named Marco Parma the General Manager of its Italian headquarters in Modena, Italy. The appointment became effective Nov. 1, 2021.

With over 30 years’ experience leading international automotive companies, Parma is known for his effective management, restructuring and team motivational skills. Previously European Supply Chain Manager of IMMI, the newly appointed General Manager has held a series of top managerial posts spanning companies that include Pirelli Tyres, Brembo, Meridian Technologies, Teksid Aluminium, Sabelt, and Brabant Alucast.

“Marco is a recognised figure in the global business arena and carries an impeccable track-record. It is with great pleasure that I welcome him to IST as our new General Manager,” said Massimiliano Mingacci, General Sales & Marketing Manager, IST. “This has been a significant year of growth for IST, in several global sectors, we are confident that with Marco’s leadership, IST will see further expansion in those sectors both in reach and market-share.”

Located in Modena, in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, IST is a specialist in the design, manufacture, and installation of solvent and washing system distillers that are recognized for their efficiency and reliability. Learn more at