PARIS: Louis Capozzi will step down as chairman of Publicis Public Relations and Corporate Communications Group (PRCC) at the end of this year, continuing as chairman emeritus in 2007. He has been chairman of PRCC since its founding in April 2005. In his new role, Capozzi will remain on the PRCC executive committee, providing strategic advice and counsel. He will also remain active with key clients, and continue representing Publicis Groupe in the PR industry. Capozzi said the executive committee members will report to John Farrell, although a new chairman will not be named.