Retailer Lowe’s Companies announced the appointment of Juliette Pryor as executive vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary, effective May 3.

Pryor joins the company from Albertsons, where she served as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. She succeeds Bill McCanless, who has served in the role since 2015 and plans to retire.

Pryor brings more than 30 years of legal experience, including as general counsel of Cox Enterprises and as general counsel and chief compliance officer of US Foods. Previously, she worked at the law firm Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and served as general counsel and corporate secretary at E.spire Communications. She started her career as in-house counsel at IBM Corporation and later served as legal adviser to the vice chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission.