Peter T. Heilmann
Peter T. Heilmann is Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of Matson, Inc. He is responsible for overseeing all of Matson's legal, legislative and human resources activities. His accomplishments include handling the separation from Alexander and Baldwin and Matson’s transition to a publicly traded company, the acquisitions of Horizon Lines’ Alaska business and Span Alaska, and the resolution of significant litigation matters favorable to the company.
Heilmann joined Matson in 2012 as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, and served as Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer from 2014 to 2017. Prior to Matson, Heilmann had 20 years of legal experience in private practice, including over 10 years as a partner of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in San Francisco. At Gibson Dunn, he had extensive experience representing public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic investments as well as counseling boards of directors and senior management on corporate and business law matters, including SEC public reporting requirements and corporate governance. He has a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California, Davis and a law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley.