Lorberbaum on Forbes Billionaires List

Atlanta, GA, March 5, 2013 -- Mohawk CEO Jeffrey Lorberbaum was on the annual Forbes’  list of billionaires released on Monday.

The 27th annual list counts 1,426 billionaires, 442 of them in the U.S.

Lorberbaum checked in at number 1,250 with a net worth of $1.15 billion. Shares of Mohawk Industries have almost doubled in the last year.

Mexican media mogul Carlos Slim was number one for fourth straight year, with a net worth of $73 billion.

Microsoft founder Bill Gates was second at $67 billion.