PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Thomas P. Crimmins has been named executive vice-president of finance and chief financial officer at B&G Foods. He replaces Robert C. Cantwell, who was promoted to chief executive officer in January.

Mr. Crimmins joins B&G Foods from DRS Technologies, Inc., a military contractor, where he spent 16 years, the last three as that company’s c.f.o. 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.

“We are very pleased to have Tom Crimmins join our executive team,” Mr. Cantwell said. “Tom is an experienced and talented c.f.o. and will be a valuable addition to B&G Foods.”