New York (Jan. 30, 2004) -- KPMG has named two new leaders to head up its tax practice, following a shakeup earlier this month of that group’s leadership in connection with the firm’s ongoing tax shelter woes.

The Big Four firm announced Thursday that James Brasher, 50, has been named vice chair of tax services and John Chopack, 56, has been named vice chair of tax services operations, effective Feb. 1. Brasher succeeds Richard Smith, who the firm said is taking on new responsibilities with its global tax operation. Chopack replaces William Hibbitt, who will return to a client service role.

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