BATTLE CREEK, MICH. — Steven Sterling has joined The Kellogg Co. as senior vice-president of global supply chain. Mr. Sterling spent the past 26 years with PepsiCo, Inc., most recently as group vice-president of operations for Frito-Lay.

Prior to his role with Frito-Lay, Mr. Sterling was group vice-president of operations for PepsiCo’s Latin America Division. Before joining PepsiCo, he was with Procter & Gamble Co.

“Steve brings more than two decades of strong manufacturing experience with major consumer packaged goods companies to this critical role for Kellogg,” said John Bryant, president and chief executive officer. “His extensive knowledge in manufacturing is complemented by his strong capabilities in the areas of logistics and procurement.”