Rodney Sacks

CHAIRMAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE: MONSTER BEVERAGE CO.

30 years at Corona drinks maker … lives OC … flagship Monster Energy drink competes with Red Bull, Rockstar … Coca-Cola Co. distributes line, owns significant minority stake; 2017 idea floated of eventual acquisition by Atlanta-based soda giant … South African Sacks was attorney at country’s biggest corporate law firm … emigrated Calif. late-1980s … Business Journal OC’s Wealthiest, $2.3B