U.S. Foods Holding Corp. announced the appointment of Martha Ha as executive vice president and general counsel, effective Sept. 25.

She will report to Dave Flitman, chief executive, and join the executive leadership team.

Ha will be responsible for the company’s legal, food safety, risk management, corporate secretary, corporate social responsibility, and ethics and compliance functions. She will also serve as a counselor to the board of directors and executive leadership team.

She previously served as vice president, chief counsel - corporate governance, assistant corporate secretary, and chief privacy officer for Medtronic, where she was responsible for all corporate governance matters, including environmental, social, and governance strategy and disclosures.

Prior to Medtronic, she served in similar roles at DaVita Health Care Partners and W.W. Grainger.