PURCHASE, N.Y. — Jon Banner has been named senior vice-president of global strategy and planning for PepsiCo, Inc. Mr. Banner will be a senior member of the company’s global communications team responsible the company’s communication efforts worldwide.

Mr. Banner joins PepsiCo from ABC News where he was a senior executive producer. Prior to his most recent position at ABC News, Mr. Banner was the executive producer of ABC’s World News from 2003 to 2011.

“Jon is a seasoned professional and will be an outstanding addition to the PepsiCo communications team,” said Jim Wilkinson, executive vice-president of communications at PepsiCo. “He has a unique understanding of today’s global communications landscape and has a proven track record of developing smart communications strategies across all forms of media to help achieve business objectives.”