Dave Becker Retires from Viking

Greenwood, MSDave Becker, vice president, strategy at Viking Range Corporation, has retired after 16 years of service with the company.

Becker joined Viking in 1996, having been with Hobart/KitchenAid and KitchenAid/Whirlpool for most of his previous career. At Viking, he served in a number of roles in the areas of marketing, product management, product development, culinary products, business development, and business strategy. His leadership in these capacities has played an integral role in the success of the company.

“Dave Becker made a major commitment many years ago when he decided to leave a large Fortune 500 company and join Viking when we were still in our formative years,” said Fred Carl, founder, CEO and President of Viking. “We sincerely appreciate his many years of service and all the contributions Dave has made to Viking, and we wish him the very best for many years of happiness and good health in his retirement.”

Becker will continue to work with Viking on a part-time basis as the company’s representative to the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, the appliance industry’s trade association.