John Mackey helped take the “green” movement into the black. The co-founder, chair- man and chief executive officer of Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods Market — a college dropout who admits he knew very little about business when he opened his first store — has created a natural and organic juggernaut. Because of his leadership in the mainstreaming of natural and organic foods and his success at building a multinational banner, SN has named Mackey to its Hall of Fame. “It's not that there ...
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