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Founder of WA’s Georgiou Group passes away aged 88




Entrepreneur and founder of Western Australia’s Georgiou Group, Spiro (Peter) Georgiou has passed away at the age of 88.

Mr Georgiou is survived by his wife of 63 years Agnoula, four children, eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

In a statement, his family revealed Mr Georgiou’s life journey “encapsulated resilience, family devotion, and entrepreneurial spirit.”

“His leadership, integrity, and dedication turned a small construction company into a national success, guided by principles of hard work and unwavering loyalty to employees,” the statement said.

“Spiro’s legacy echoes through the relationships he built and the values he instilled. He will be deeply missed, remembered as a remarkable man who touched the lives of many.”

Spiro Georgiou
Spiro Georgiou’s family spoke highly of him in a statement. Photo: The Australian.

The Georgiou Group is one of Australia’s leading private civil and construction companies.

Born in Greece, Mr Georgiou migrated to Australia at 18 years of age. He founded Direct Drainage in 1977 and in 1993, he launched a precast company called Geocrete. In 1994, they acquired Roadpave and two years later the three companies merged to become Georgiou Group.

The company has since expanded beyond WA, with offices in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. According to The Herald Sun, in 2022-2023, the Georgiou Group recorded over $1 billion in revenue.

Source: The Herald Sun.

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