LOS ANGELES—David Caouette has joined The Walt Disney Company corporate communications office as vice president. In his new role, Caouette will participate in developing and executing communications strategies for various issues and initiatives, including financial reporting, legislative and regulatory issues, corporate reputation management and executive communications.
Caouette also will work closely with Disney’s businesses, including parks and resorts, media networks, consumer products and studio entertainment.
Caouette joins Disney from AT&T Wireless where he served as vice president of corporate media and financial communications, handling global media strategy as the company considered its strategic alternatives in early 2004 and directing media relations leading to AT&T Wireless’ $41 billion merger with Cingular Wireless.
From 1998 to 2001, Caouette worked for AT&T as financial communications director. Earlier, he held positions at AT&T Capital, GE Capital, and UNUM Life Insurance.