PURCHASE, N.Y. — Jamie Caulfield has been named senior vice-president of investor relations at PepsiCo, Inc. Mr. Garfield has been with the company for 17 years, most recently as vice-president of mergers and acquisitions.

“I am delighted to be able to name Jamie Caulfield to this vitally important role,” said Hugh Johnston, chief financial officer. “He is a very seasoned leader with a deep understanding of our global business. His breadth of experience across a wide range of financial disciplines — both at headquarters and in our field operations — will be extremely valuable as PepsiCo continues to grow and evolve.”

Mr. Caulfield also has held titles of vice-president of investor relations and vice-president of financial planning and analysis at PepsiCo.