United Airlines has appointed Steven Restivo as
Vice President of Global Corporate Communications, effective 3
Restivo has more than 20 years of
strategic communications expertise from various companies,
including Comcast NBCUniversal and Walmart Stores, Inc.
Restivo, who will report to Chief Communications
Officer Josh Earnest, will drive the development and
implementation of proactive communication strategies to advance
employee communications, media relations and the global response
team, and will continue 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
Most recently, 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.
In addition, Restivo developed consumer, accessibility, influencer and
technology campaigns and led brand strategy integrations with a
wide variety of organizations, including the United States Olympic
Committee, the Academy Awards and NASCAR.
"I'm proud to join the communications team
behind one of the world's most iconic brands, especially at such
an exciting time in the company's history," said Restivo. "As
United Airlines continues to focus on setting itself apart from
the competition by delivering a better customer experience, I look
forward to sharing stories that reflect those priorities and
resonate with employees and customers."
Restivo earned his
communications degree from James Madison University in Virginia.