Jorge A. Plasencia Named to 2023 Florida 500 by Florida Trend Magazine

Republica Havas Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO featured again in prestigious list

MIAMI – November 1, 2023 – Florida Trend Magazine has named Jorge A. Plasencia, Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Republica Havas Group, to its 2023 Florida 500 list of the most influential business leaders across the Sunshine State.

Every year, the monthly publication highlights leaders in 16 different sectors across Florida who earn the distinction based on their “commitment, focus and drive to continue to move Florida forward.” The annual selection process is conducted by Florida Trend’s editorial department, which carefully researches candidates via fact-finding, analysis and data building.  

“The final decision for inclusion is not taken lightly,” said David Denor, Publisher. “I am amazed every year when I read the profiles of candidates selected to the Florida 500. Their background, courage, industry experience and dedication to their craft, community and the state of Florida is truly inspiring.”

Plasencia has been included in this prestigious annual list for several consecutive years. He is featured in the Professional Services category, which comprises the public relations, accounting, consulting, PEO, advocacy, and economic development sectors.

“I am honored to be included again in Florida Trend’s annual Florida 500 list among our great state’s most impactful business and philanthropic influencers,” Plasencia said. “As a kid, I ran a lemonade stand outside my home because I always wanted to have my own business. And I am proud that today, I live that dream here in my home state. Each morning, I start the day ready to do my best for our company, our team, our clients and the community.”

To read Plasencia’s feature in Florida Trend’s 2023 Florida 500, go HERE.


About Republica Havas Group

Republica Havas is a global communications company providing culture-forward marketing solutions to Fortune 500 and blue-chip brands through its Creative, Media, Health & Wellness, and Experiences divisions. The Miami-based agency has won numerous international awards and honors, including Cannes Lions, London International (LIA), Effies, Clios, and Ojos. Founded in 2006, NMSDC minority-certified Republica Havas is the lead multicultural partner of Havas, one of the world’s largest communications groups with over 700 agencies in 100 countries. For more information, visit and follow @republicahavas on social media.