Speaker

Ms. Heather Dixon, CPA

Heather Dixon is the VP, Controller and Chief Accounting officer of AETNA, a Fortune 50 diversified healthcare benefits company with over $60 billion in revenue, where she is responsible for Controllership, Tax, SOX & Internal Controls, SEC and Statutory Reporting and Finance Shared Services for the company. Ms. Dixon is a member of the Committee of Corporate Reporting of the Financial Executive Institute (FEI). Ms. Dixon joined Aetna in 2016 as Vice President, Assistant Controller.

 

Prior to joining Aetna, Ms. Dixon was the Vice President, Assistant Controller of PepsiCo. Prior to that, Ms. Dixon was with American Express, where she held a number of positions of increasing responsibility with a focus on technical accounting, financial reporting, and regulatory reporting and project delivery.

 

Ms. Dixon started her career in public accounting where she spent six years in the audit practice in Dallas, Texas and four years in the Global Capital Markets practice in London, England for PricewaterhouseCoopers. She has a BA in Accounting from Southern Methodist University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.