Mario Biasin Metricon – On Monday, May 16, 2022, Mario Biasin, the founder and CEO of Metricon Homes, Australia’s largest detached home builder, died unexpectedly.
Metricon Homes issued a statement announcing the death of company founder but did not disclose a cause of death.
The death of Metricon Homes’ founder comes at a particularly difficult time for the company.
Metricon employs 2500 people and was Australia’s top home builder in 2021, with 6052 building starts, up from 4534 the year before — reflecting an increase in employment due to incentive programs including the federal government’s HomeBuilder payments.
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Ross Palazzesi, a long-time director and substantial stakeholder, expressed his amazement and sadness at the news.
Mario Biasin, who was born in Trieste in northern Italy, was also a majority owner of Melbourne Victory soccer club, together with Premier Fruit Group managing director Anthony di Pietro.
The news has left Melbourne Victory “shocked, dismayed, and grieved,” according to Di Pietro.
Mario Biason passed away at the age of 71, leaving behind his wife Glenda and four children.