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Cupis finds open door at Sesame and Young makes an enterprising move

John Cupis quit Legal & General Mortgage Club last month to join rival network and mortgage club Sesame.

Cupis was mortgages and propositions director at L&G, where he has been for eight years in a variety of roles including sales and marketing director at the mortgage club. He is expected to take up his role as head of Sesame’s mortgage and general insurance proposition shortly.

Meanwhile, Terry Young quit his director position at Network Data to join Enterprise as director of bespoke partners.

Young has worked for Network Data for the past six years in various senior management positions, and in January was appointed as group director for commercial and strategic development .

He will join Enterprise at the end of March to head the packager’s partner proposition.


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