Dollar General appoints former Ahold exec to board

Goodlettsville, Tenn. - Paula A. Price, senior lecturer at Harvard Business School and former CFO of Ahold USA, has been named to the Dollar General board of directors effective Aug. 26. The election of Price to Dollar General’s board will bring the total number of directors to eight.

Price, who has been designated an audit committee financial expert, will serve on the audit committee of Dollar General’s board. Price has been senior lecturer at Harvard Business School in the Accounting and Management Unit since July 2014. She was executive VP and CFO of Ahold USA from May 2009 until January 2014. Before joining Ahold, she held executive posts at CVS Caremark Corp., the Institutional Trust Services division of JPMorgan Chase and held several other senior management positions in the U.S. and the U.K. in the financial services and consumer packaged goods industries. Price currently serves as a director of Accenture and Western Digital Corporation. She previously served as a director of Charming Shoppes Inc.

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