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MS publisher Anna Ruddock to take on new role at Centaur

Anna Ruddock, publisher of Mortgage Strategy, is set to take up a new job within the magazine’s parent group Centaur Media in 2011.

Ruddock is set to take on the role of managing director of Headline Group which incorporates web products such as and

She says: “Although it has not been the easiest of times to be working on a mortgage magazine, I have genuinely enjoyed the last three years – this industry is made up of some fantastic people whom I will really miss working with. I leave Mortgage Strategy in a great position and ready to capitalise as the market makes a recovery in the coming years.”

David Cowan, publisher of Mortgage Strategy’s sister title Money Marketing, will take overall responsibility for the magazine with Mortgage Strategy¹s advertising manager Ben Tobin taking on the role of associate publisher.


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  • amanda wilson 25th November 2010 at 8:15 pm

    congratulations, and good luck – you clever lady

  • Payam Azadi 25th November 2010 at 12:01 pm

    Good luck with the new role Anna and I hope to see you soon.

  • Ed Payne 24th November 2010 at 3:30 pm

    Best of luck Anna. You took on your role at Strategy during a period of unprecedented turmoil in the mortgage market and it’s testament to your stewardship that Strategy remained the only weekly intermediary mortgage title to continue to be printed.