KPMG ANNOUNCES NEW TAX SERVICES HEADS: Moving on from its recent legal troubles, KPMG named vice chairs for its tax services and tax services operations.Shaun T. Kelly, 46, and Frederick S. "Rick" Smith, 49, will take over the respective tax leadership roles effective at the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30. Tax services vice chair James Brasher will assume other significant duties within KPMG's organization, while operations vice chair John Chopack will retire in early 2006, as previously planned.

In a statement, chairman and chief executive Timothy P. Flynn said that the moves were part of a series of structural, organizational and leadership changes planned for implementation after the conclusion of an investigation into the firm's sale of legally questionable tax shelters.

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