Three Australians of Greek heritage among SA’s most influential people for 2022


Kayla Itsines, Tom Koutsantonis MP and Theo Maras have been named among South Australia’s top 50 most influential people by The Advertiser.

Holding significant positions in business, politics and entrepreneurship these Australians of Greek heritage influence the South Australian community and broader Australian society.

Taking the highest rank among the three is Kayla Itsines, the Sweat app co-founder. The Sweat app is a fitness guide and generated $100 million in revenue in 2020. Itsines sold the app last year for $400m and continues to work closely with the brand.  

Coming in 29th place is SA Minister for Infrastructure and Transport and Minister for Energy and Mining, Tom Koutsantonis. Mr Koutsantonis is new to the top 50 most influential people list.

Tom Koutsantonis is on the list.

The politician has been labelled on the list as “the great survivor of South Australian politics” as he has more history in state politics than any other serving member.

Theo Maras came in 32nd place on the list. He is known as the patriarch of The Maras Group, a commercial and retail property investment and development company.

Currently, Mr Maras is developing his legacy residential project on the corner of Hutt Street, and continues to be significantly engaged in the east end and other urban areas such as Prospect Road alongside his son Steve.

Source: The Advertiser.




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