John Sullivan has bee promoted to the position of senior vice president, chief information officer at Liz Claiborne Inc. He will report directly to Paul R Charron, chairman of the board and chief executive officer. Prior to the appointment, Mr Sullivan was vice president, chief information officer. He joined Liz Claiborne as vice president, information systems in January 1996. Prior to that, he was vice president, information systems for Goody's Family Clothing.