Media Advisory - Hon. Jim Prentice, CIBC Vice Chairman, to give key note
address to Oil and Money conference in London England
Speech will discuss how Canada must evolve its policy on State-Owned
LONDON, England, Nov. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX) (CM: NYSE) - The
Honourable Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior Executive Vice-President and Vice
Chairman of CIBC, will speak to the Oil and Money conference on November 14.
In his remarks, Mr. Prentice, who as former federal Minister of Industry
oversaw Canada's foreign investment guidelines, will share his thoughts on the
importance of Canada being seen as open for business and why State-Owned
Enterprises should be allowed to invest in Canada's oil and gas sector
provided they adhere to market principles and standards of governance.
Mr. Prentice joined CIBC in January 2011 and has responsibility for expanding
CIBC's relationships with corporate clients across Canada and abroad, and for
providing leadership on strategic initiatives to enhance CIBC's position in
the market. He joined the bank following a successful career as a lawyer,
Member of Parliament and one of the most senior Ministers in the Canadian
Government. He served variously as the Minister of Industry, the Minister of
the Environment, the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and
was the Minister responsible for major pipeline projects. He was also the
Co-Chair of the Indian Claims Commission of Canada from 1993 until 2000.
Mr. Prentice will be available for media interviews after this event.
What: Keynote address to the Oil and Money conference
Who: Hon. Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior Executive Vice-President
and Vice Chairman, CIBC
When: Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 8:45 am GMT
Where: InterContinental London Park Lane
One Hamilton Place, Park Lane
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