Dollar General Corp. has added Paula Price, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, to its board of directors, the company announced. Price was executive vp and CFO of Ahold USA from May 2009 until January 2014, and senior vp, controller and chief accounting officer at CVS Caremark Corp. from July 2006 until August 2008.
“We are delighted to welcome Paula to the Dollar General board of directors,” said Rick Dreiling, the retailer’s chairman and CEO in announcing the appointment. “Her broad financial experience, including as chief financial officer of Ahold USA and as a board member for several public companies, brings valuable insights to our company as we continue to grow our business.”
The Price appointment will increase number of Dollar General board directors to eight, the company noted. Price will serve on the board’s audit committee.