Jorge A. Plasencia
Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, Republica Havas, Miami
Plasencia co-founded the media and communications agency in 2006. In 2018, it became the lead U.S. multicultural agency partner of Paris-based Havas Group. The 15-year-old company employs 120 in Florida. Prior to co-founding Republica Havas, he held various leadership roles in media, sports and music, including at Univision and Estefan Enterprises. The company does pro-bono work for Amigos For Kids, a South Florida non-profit that helps underprivileged children and families.
|EDUCATION||Barry University (BS)|
|SOMETHING SURPRISING||I own a World Series championship ring. While I was working for the Miami Marlins in 1997, the team won its first World Series.|
|Sabbatical Topic||Architecture. I’ve always been fascinated by the designs of buildings, structures, edificies, homes.|
|READING||Talking to Strangers, by Malcolm Gladwell|