FCB International announced today that Fabio Bianchi and Francesco Bozza have been appointed as Managing Partner and Chief Creative Officer respectively, working with the existing leadership team of FCB’s Italian office which includes MD Giorgia Francescato, ECD Fabio Teodori and CFO Andrea Tessarin.
Francesco Bozza joins from Leo Burnett Italy, where he held the role of Executive Creative Director since 2013. Previous to this, his experience included time as CEO and Executive Creative Director at BCUBE and Creative Director at Lowe. During his career he has earned more than 100 national and international awards, including Cannes Lions, Clio, Eurobest, Epica, New York Festival and the Italian Art Directors Club. He also served on the 2015 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity’s Film Jury.
Fabio Bianchi was formerly Managing Director at Leo Burnett Italy and has over 20 years of agency experience leading client management for global brands including Procter & Gamble, Telecom, Unipolsai, Alitalia, Sky, Autostrade per l’Italia, Philip Morris, Samsung,Levi’s and Safilo.
Sébastien Desclée, President International Markets & Affiliates at FCB said: “Italy is a key market for us, and Bozza and Bianchi are both incredible, world-class industry stalwarts that we are thrilled to bring aboard. FCB Milan already has an established and talented team and these strategic hires will strengthen the agency, as well as show our keen investment and belief in the Italian market.”