Apco Worldwide has made a number of senior management changes, laying out the succession plan for one of the last large independent D.C.-based crisis and public affairs shops, reports Advertising Age,

Margery Kraus, founder and CEO, will assume the role of executive chairman, succeeded as CEO by International President Brad Staples, effective Jan. 5, Ad Age reported.

The Ad Age report also stated that Apco Exec-VP Evan Kraus, who is also Margery Kraus’ son, will become the shop’s president and managing director of operations. President and COO Neal Cohen was named vice chairman of the board and president-global client strategy.

Staples, who has spent nearly two decades building and leading Apco’s international operations, will be based in London. Kraus and Cohen will continue to be based in D.C.

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