NEW YORK - Joe Cappo has been named senior vice president/international of Crain Communications Inc. Cappo, 59, will be responsible for helping the company expand its business publications internationally. He will negotiate contracts with electronic database services that use content from Crain publications. The company currently has 14 licensing contracts outside the United States, including for Modern Healthcare in Japan and Automotive News in Korea.
Succeeding Cappo as group publisher is Gloria Scoby, vice president and publisher of Crain's Chicago Business. Scoby, 49, will retain her publisher position.