PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 10, 2015--
B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) announced today that it has appointed Thomas
P. Crimmins, age 46, as its Executive Vice President of Finance and
Chief Financial Officer, effective March 16, 2015. In this role, Mr.
Crimmins will oversee the Company’s finance organization and be a part
of the Company’s executive management team, reporting to President and
Chief Executive Officer, Robert C. Cantwell.
“We are very pleased to have Tom Crimmins join our executive team,” said
Mr. Cantwell. “Tom is an experienced and talented CFO and will be a
valuable addition to B&G Foods.”
Mr. Crimmins joins B&G Foods from DRS Technologies, Inc., where he spent
16 years, the last three as that company’s Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer. In that position, he was responsible for
corporate and operational finance, corporate procurement, taxation,
accounting, treasury and internal audit. From 1992 to 1999, Mr. Crimmins
was an audit manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Crimmins replaces Mr. Cantwell, who has been the Company’s Executive
Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer since 1991, and
has been serving in that role on an interim basis since the beginning of
this year, when he was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer.
About B&G Foods, Inc.
B&G Foods and its subsidiaries manufacture, sell and distribute a
diversified portfolio of high-quality, branded shelf-stable foods across
the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Based in Parsippany,
New Jersey, B&G Foods’ products are marketed under many recognized
brands, including Ac’cent, B&G, B&M, Baker’s Joy,
Bear Creek Country Kitchens, Brer Rabbit, Canoleo,
Cary’s, Cream of Rice, Cream of Wheat, Devonsheer,
Don Pepino, Emeril’s, Grandma’s Molasses, JJ Flats,
Joan of Arc, Las Palmas, MacDonald’s,
Maple Grove Farms, Molly McButter, Mrs. Dash,
New York Flatbreads, New York Style, Old London,
Original Tings, Ortega, Pirate’s Booty, Polaner,
Red Devil, Regina, Rickland Orchards, Sa-són,
Sclafani, Smart Puffs, Spring Tree, Sugar
Twin, Trappey’s, TrueNorth, Underwood, Vermont Maid
and Wright’s. B&G Foods also sells and distributes two branded
household products, Static Guard and Kleen Guard.
Statements in this press release that are not statements of
historical or current fact constitute “forward-looking statements.” Such
forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other unknown factors that could cause the actual
results of B&G Foods to be materially different from the historical
results or from any future results expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements. In addition to statements that explicitly
describe such risks and uncertainties readers are urged to consider
statements labeled with the terms “believes,” “belief,” “expects,”
“projects,” “intends,” “anticipates” or “plans” to be uncertain and
forward-looking. The forward-looking statements contained herein are
also subject generally to other risks and uncertainties that are
described from time to time in B&G Foods’ filings with the Securities
and Exchange Commission, including under Item 1A, “Risk Factors” in the
Company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and in its subsequent
reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K. Investors are cautioned not to
place undue reliance on any such forward looking statements, which speak
only as of the date they are made. B&G Foods undertakes no
obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement,
whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Source: B&G Foods, Inc.
Don Duffy, 866-211-8151
Matt Lindberg, 203-682-8214