Media Advisory - Broadcast & Photo Opportunity - Olympic gold medalist Simon
Whitfield to capture another first for Canada by using CIBC credit card and
Rogers smartphone to complete first mobile credit card payment in the country
TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ -
What: CIBC and Rogers Communications and Olympic athlete, Simon
Whitfield, to complete first mobile credit card payment in
When: Friday, November 2, 11:00 am (media sign in begins 10:45 am)
Who: David Williamson, Senior Executive Vice President and Group
Head, Retail & Business Banking, CIBC
David Robinson, Vice-President of Emerging Business, Rogers
Simon Whitfield, Olympic Triathlete and medalist
Where: Tim Hortons, 56 Wellesley Street W, Toronto
(North West corner of Bay & Wellesley)
There will be media availability immediately following the photo opportunity.
Accredited media are required to pre-register for the event. For
pre-registration please contact Sean Hamilton, 416-304-8456 or
It is advised to arrive 15 minutes early.
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million
personal banking and business clients. CIBC is committed to supporting causes
that matter to our clients, our employees and our communities. We aim to make
a difference in communities through corporate donations, sponsorships and the
volunteer spirit of employees. In 2011, CIBC contributed more than $35 million
to charitable and non-profit initiatives in Canada to support national,
regional and local organizations. You can find other news releases and
information about CIBC in our Press Centre on our corporate website at
Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media
company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data
communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable
television, high-speed Internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media
we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping,
magazines and trade publications, sports entertainment, and digital media. We
are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and
on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI).
Sean Hamilton, 416-304-8456 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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