Published May 15, 2012
Duke Energy South Carolina President Catherine Heigel is leaving the company to become vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of American Transmission Co. in Wisconsin.
|Duke Energy South Carolina President Catherine Heigel|
Her appointment at American Transmission is effective June 25.
She joined Duke Energy in 1997 as senior counsel providing legal support for Duke Engineering & Services — a non-regulated subsidiary. From 2003 to 2006, she practiced law in the private sector, and in 2006 returned to Duke as associate general counsel in Duke’s state regulatory group.
American Transmission owns, operates, builds and maintains the high-voltage electric transmission system serving portions of Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota and Illinois. It is a $3.1 billion company with 9,440 miles of transmission lines and 519 substations.