B&G Foods appoints new chief financial officer

November 8, 2017

B&G Foods will appoint Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development Bruce Wacha to executive vice president of finance and chief financial officer (CFO), effective Nov. 27. As CFO, he will continue to serve on the company’s executive management team, reporting to president and CEO, Robert Cantwell.

Wacha joined B&G Foods from Amira Nature Foods where he spent three years as that company’s chief financial officer and executive director of the board of directors. Prior to joining Amira Nature Foods, Wacha spent more than 15 years in the financial services industry at Deutsche Bank Securities, Merrill Lynch and Prudential Securities, where he advised corporate clients across the food, beverage and consumer products landscape. Wacha earned a bachelor of arts and a master of business administration from Columbia University’s Columbia College and Columbia Business School.

Current interim Chief Financial Officer Amy Chiovari will continue in her role as corporate controller and assist with Wacha’s transition to CFO.