Kellogg Company Names Sterling as Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) today announced that Steven Sterling is joining the company as Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain, effective April 18. He will serve as a member of the company's Executive Leadership Team and report to John Bryant, Kellogg Company President and CEO.

Sterling spent the last 26 years with PepsiCo Inc. Most recently, he served as Group Vice President, Operations, Frito-Lay. Prior to his role with Frito-Lay, Sterling was Group Vice President, Operations for PepsiCo's Latin America Division. Before joining PepsiCo, he was with Procter & Gamble Company.

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

For more than 100 years, consumers have counted on Kellogg for great-tasting, high-quality and nutritious foods. Kellogg Company, with 2010 sales of more than $12 billion, is the world's leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. Kellogg Company's beloved brands, which are manufactured in 18 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries, include Kellogg's®, Keebler®, Pop-Tarts®, Eggo®, Cheez-It®, All-Bran®, Mini-Wheats®, Nutri-Grain®, Rice Krispies®, Special K®, Chips Deluxe®, Famous Amos®, Sandies®, Austin®, Club®, Murray®, Kashi®, Bear Naked®, Morningstar Farms®, Gardenburger® and Stretch Island®. For more information on the Kellogg Company, including our corporate responsibility initiatives, visit

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