DETROIT — Jeff Klein has been named senior vice-president of global marketing for Little Caesars Pizza.

Mr. Klein joins Little Caesars from PepsiCo, Inc., where he was most recently as chief marketing officer for global food service. Before that, he spent 10 years at Frito-Lay North America in various marketing roles, including vice-president of core brands such as Doritos, Lays, Cheetos and Tostitos. Earlier in his career, Mr. Klein was a product manager for Heinz and a brand manager for Cadbury.

“I’m excited to welcome Jeff to our organization,” said David Scrivano, president and chief executive officer of Little Caesars. “With his impressive achievements and experience, I know we can count on him to grow our global brand and continue to shake up the pizza game like we’ve been doing for the past 60 years.”