Managing Director / CEO, EPC Media Group
Publisher & Managing Editor, Waste + Water Management Australia (WWM)
From a successful career in the Information Technology sector, as well as numerous successes in the international music, entertainment and media production industries, Anthony (Tony) Schmidt joined the EPC Media Group in January 1991 as Group General Manager.
Building on the company's successful core business of magazine printing and publishing, Tony's work during the 1990s saw the group's business activities expand to encompass all aspects of print and electronic media.From music, TV and film production, through to the establishment of the group's advertising and creative agency, as well as the marketing and media services. The division and expansion of the group's printing and production facilities, together with the introduction of a number of specialist media and marketing consulting services continued the expansion of the company.
Following a negotiated MBO in 2002, Tony took over the reins as Managing Director/CEO of EPC Media Group. Since that time, he has significantly expanded the group's business activities across all divisions, including EPC's highly respected professional journals. Thanks to this ongoing proactive expansion strategy, EPC Media Group has grown to become a leader in the field of specialist trade publications and specialist media, with leading print and electronic publications in the fields of Engineering, Environment, Infrastructure, and Construction. EPC Media Group has also gained an enviable global reputation as a leader in marketing, promotions and advertising, and has developed and delivered advertising campaigns and marketing strategies for an array of Australian and international clients - from SME's through to major multinationals.