Press Release

Retail and consumer industry expert Peter Heckmann joins AlixPartners as a managing director in Dusseldorf

March 2018

AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, today announced that retail and consumer expert Peter Heckmann has joined the firm’s Performance Improvement practice as a Managing Director. Peter will be based in AlixPartners’ Dusseldorf, Germany office.

Peter has more than 25 years of consulting experience and is a highly regarded strategy and operations leader, in the retail and consumer industry. At AlixPartners, Peter will work with clients looking to develop and implement plans to drive sustainable profitable growth in one of the global economy’s most challenging industry sectors.

Peter joins AlixPartners from consultancy Strategy&, where he was a partner and leader of that firm’s “Fit for Growth” platform in EMEA. Prior to that he spent fourteen years with another consulting firm, Booz Allen Hamilton, where he rose through the ranks from analyst to partner.

Peter holds a diploma in engineering from the Technical University of Braunschweig and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Simon Freakley, Chief Executive Officer at AlixPartners, said, “Peter brings a broad range of skills and experience to our growing retail and consumer goods team. His insight and expertise will be of great value to our clients as they seek to find a competitive edge in this volatile and dynamic sector.”

About AlixPartners

In today’s fast-paced global market, timing is everything. You want to protect, grow, or transform your business. To meet these challenges, we offer clients small teams of highly qualified experts with profound sector and operational insight. Our clients include corporate boards and management, law firms, investment banks, investors, and others who appreciate the candor, dedication, and transformative expertise of our teams. We will ensure insight drives action at that exact moment that is critical for success. When it really matters