Fiorenza Plinio (FR)
Head of Awards development at Cannes Lions
Fiorenza Plinio is the Head of Awards Development at Lions Festivals which runs festivals for the creative industries worldwide, including the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. She is responsible for developing the awards competitions across all the company’s products as well as for creating new opportunities for growth and engaging with customers and wider organisations.
In 2009 she launched the PR Lions awards, working closely with the PR industry to create a platform to promote and reward the freshest creative PR campaigns, programs and tactics that demonstrate the highest levels of creativity and business results.
Previously Fiorenza was Editor at news agency ANSA Paris, and she wrote for several international publications.
Originally from Rome, Italy, Fiorenza holds a Masters’ degree in Media and Journalism from the LUMSA University in Rome and the Sorbonne in Paris.