2020 Sustainability Report

Economic Responsibility

To ensure the attainment of these ambitious goals, the Group is working to ensure continuous improvement of the reliability, safety and innovation of its offering of products and services, by means of careful vetting of vendors, ongoing high R&D investment levels, and adoption of sales strategies aimed at expansion in advanced sectors and strategic markets, both on the domestic market and internationally.

Corporate governance is controlled by the Board of Directors, having the following members:

Maurizio Marchesini, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Company representative
Pietro Cassani, Director, Chief Executive Officer, and Company representative
Marco Marchesini, Director
Marinella Alberghini, Director
Giuseppe Monti, Director
Valentina Marchesini, Director

The Board of Directors is composed of:

Pedretti Barbara, Statutory auditor
Tonelli Alessandro, Statutory auditor
Tommasini Luca, Alternate auditor
Serantoni Marco, Alternate auditor

The independent auditing service is performed by KPMG S.p.A.

For operational management of the processes, the Board of Directors
is supported by management organised as shown below:

With an export share that stands constantly at around 85% of sales, Marchesini Group is a business with a strong international vocation.

In order to embrace this role and consolidate its worldwide presence, from its early years of operation, Marchesini Group has focused on creating a capillary sales network also beyond the shores of Italy.
Today, the Group sells its products in 116 countries worldwide and it is present in 68 countries with 14 subsidiaries in reference markets, one associated company and a network of 35 sales agencies that have grown side by side with the company to attest to the intention of working alongside our customers day after day.

As from 2019, Marchesini Group decided to draft the Group consolidated financial statements in compliance with the International
Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) adopted on the European level to guarantee comparable and high-quality accounting records.

The following data refer to the consolidated financial statements of Marchesini Group S.p.A. at 31/12/2020. The revenue generated in the year stood at around € 444,4 million (+1,94 % compared to 2019). The value generated by Marchesini Group S.p.A., which totalled approximately € 453 million in 2020, with an increase of 2,22 % compared to 2019, is calculated on the basis of GRI Standards. Of this amount € 85,25 million (+3,50 %) was withheld by the parent company, while € 367,9 million (+1,93 %) was distributed to the main stakeholders, in accordance with the following division:
• operating costs totalled € 201 million (+0,44%);
• payroll totalled approximately € 135,9 million, with an increase of 5,32 % compared to the prior year;
• lenders, shareholders and the public administration received a total amount of approximately € 30,4 million;
• donations, association grants and sponsorships to the community totalled around € 571 thousand (+47,5 % with respect to 2019).

Marchesini Group has been developing, building and managing high-tech packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry for almost 50 years, supplying stand-alone machines and complete lines.

The company operates in constantly evolving markets characterised by exceptionally high quality standards and the application of digital technologies and new discoveries in the fi eld of science. By means of the business model and management of its key levers, Marchesini Group contributes to technological, economic and social progress and to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN 2030 Agenda.