John H. Capobianco, 44, to VP-corporate marketing, Sybase Inc., from VP-marketing, Primavera Systems, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., replacing Tom Herring, who left.
Promoted at Arnold Communications, Boston: Managing Partner Tom Lawson to chief operating officer for the advertising unit. Named managing partners were Ron Lawner, vice chairman-chief creative officer; Fran Kelly, exec VP-chief marketing officer; and Dick Emerson, exec VP-chief operating officer of the agency's integrated marketing units. Exec VPs Rick Britton, director of technology and information resources; Joe Teixera, director of finance and regional operations; and Charlie Kiefer, chief financial officer, were named partners.
Copyright January 1996 Crain Communications Inc.