Steven Restivo, who has been vice president, corporate communications at Comcast since 2013, is heading to United Airlines, where he will be vice president of global corporate communications.
At Comast, Restivo led external communications in support of Comcast NBCUniversal's suite of residential and business products and services, including Xfinity Internet, Video, Home, Voice and Comcast Business. Before coming to Comcast, he was senior director, corporate communications at Walmart. He previously was vice president in the public affairs group at MWWPR.
In his new position, which he will assume on Sept. 3, Restivo, will be charged with developing and implementing proactive communication strategies to advance employee communications, media relations and the global response team. He will also work to shape the airline's public image.
"Steve is a proven leader and brings a wealth of industry communications experience to United. He will play a leading role on the communications team as we create and capitalize on opportunities to engage our customers, inspire our employees and promote United's brand around the world," said Earnest.