Havas Creative Network Elevates Republica’s Jorge A. Plasencia to Global Chief Client Officer Role

NEW YORK – May 29, 2024  – Havas today announced the appointment of Jorge A. Plasencia as Global Chief Client Officer of the Havas Creative Network.

Jorge A. Plasencia (CNW Group/Havas Creative)

Jorge A. Plasencia (CNW Group/Havas Creative)

In this new role, Plasencia will work closely with internal teams to focus on comprehensive engagement strategies, integrating capabilities and identifying partnerships and growth opportunities for both new and existing clients. He will maintain his role as Chairman & CEO of Republica Havas, which he co-founded back in 2006.

“Jorge’s deep understanding of client needs and his ability to deliver bespoke engagement strategies at every touchpoint have proved to be very successful for Republica. We look forward to Jorge scaling these efforts for the greater network,” shared Donna Murphy, Global CEO of the Havas Creative Network & Havas Health Network.

Prior to joining Havas, Plasencia held various executive marketing and communications roles at Univision. He was previously Vice President at Estefan Enterprises, leading marketing and communications, business strategy, and serving on the management team of major recording artists, including Gloria Estefan and Shakira.

As part of his professional career, he was the very first director of Hispanic marketing for the Florida Marlins and was selected “Hispanic Marketer of the Year” the same year the team won its first World Series championship.

“Havas partners with some of the leading brands in the world. Considering our best-in-class offerings and top industry talent, I’m thrilled to deepen our current relationships and unlock opportunities with new clients, as well,” Plasencia commented.

About Havas

Founded in 1835 in Paris, Havas is one of the world’s largest global communications networks, with more than 22,000 people in over 100 countries sharing one single mission: to make a meaningful difference to brands, businesses, and people. Havas has developed a fully integrated model through its 70+ Havas Villages around the world, covering all communication activities. The teams of the three business units, Havas Creative Network, Havas Media Network, and Havas Health Network, work together with agility and in perfect synergy to offer tailor-made, innovative solutions to clients who support them in their positive transformation. Havas is committed to building a diverse culture where everybody feels they belong and can be themselves and thrive. Havas integrated into Vivendi, a global leader in media, entertainment, and communications, in December 2017.