Paula A. Price joined Accenture’s board of directors in May 2014. Ms. Price has been the Chief Financial Officer of Macy’s, Inc., an omni-channel retailer of merchandise, including apparel and accessories, cosmetics and other goods, since July 2018. From 2014 to 2018, Ms. Price was a full-time senior lecturer at Harvard Business School in the Accounting and Management Unit. Prior to joining the faculty of Harvard Business School in 2014, she was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ahold USA, a retailer that operates more than 700 supermarkets in the United States under the Stop & Shop, Giant and Martin’s names, as well as the Peapod online grocery delivery service. At Ahold USA, Ms. Price was responsible for finance and accounting, strategic planning, real estate development and construction, and information technology.
Prior to joining Ahold in 2009 as chief financial officer of Stop & Shop/Giant Landover, Ms. Price was senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer at CVS Caremark. Earlier in her career, she was CFO of the Institutional Trust Services division of JPMorgan Chase and also held senior management positions at Prudential Insurance Co. of America, Diageo and Kraft Foods. A certified public accountant, she began her career at Arthur Andersen & Co.
Ms. Price serves on the corporate board of directors of Western Digital Corporation. She also serves on the boards of directors of Financial Guaranty Insurance Company and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. Ms. Price previously served on the board of directors of Dollar General Corporation from August 2014 to May 2018.
Ms. Price earned her MBA in Finance and Strategy from the University of Chicago and her BSc in Accountancy from DePaul University.