Durden has been inducted into the ApplianceAdvisor.com Hall of Heroes.
Durden was instrumental in the success of Viking Range Corp. over the
last two decades and was a highly regarded figure in the U.S. appliance
industry, including many years of service to industry association AHAM.
He served as AHAM's board chairman from 2004 until 2006.
When Durden passed away in January 2011 he was already on
the list to be inducted into the Hall of Heroes this year.
With his passing, the web site's Board of Advisors decided to move
Durden to the top of the list - with the approval of the inductee
already named to that spot. That inductee, although working
for a Viking competitor, agreed whole-heartedly to moving Durden to the
Liston Durden will become only the second inductee into the newly
established Hall of Heroes after Fred Carl, who founded Viking Range
Corp. in the late 1980s.
Read more about Liston Durden:
Jan 27, 2011: Industry Loses Leader and Friend:
Liston Durden of Viking Range Corp.
April 17, 2007: AHAM Honors Home Appliance Industry
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