Laura Dottori-Attanasio Named One of Canada's Most Powerful Women

Laura Dottori-Attanasio Named One of Canada's Most Powerful Women 
Inspiring Women to Lead 
TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX;NYSE) today announced Laura 
Dottori-Attanasio, Group Head, Corporate Banking, CIBC, has been named as one 
of the Women's Executive Network's Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada(TM) 
"We are very proud to have Laura recognized for her achievements within CIBC 
and the corporate banking industry," said Richard Nesbitt, Senior Executive 
Vice-President of CIBC and Group Head of Wholesale Banking."This award 
speaks to Laura's exceptional professional and personal achievements and 
acknowledges her vision, leadership and commitment to employees, clients, and 
the community." 
This is Laura's second time receiving the Top 100™ Award, which recognizes 
the highest achieving female leaders in the private, public and not-for-profit 
sectors in Canada. Winners are selected based on their strategic vision and 
leadership, their organization's financial performance, and their commitment 
to their communities. 
Previous CIBC executives to be honoured by Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 
100( TM) include Cheryl Longo, Executive Vice-President, Card Products and 
National Collections, Christina Kramer, Executive Vice-President, Retail 
Distribution and Channel Strategy, and Jackie Moss, Executive Vice-President, 
Human Resources. 
"On behalf of the WXN community of 18,000 women, we congratulate each of this 
year's Winners who we honour as part of the 10(th) year of the Top 100 
Awards," said Pamela Jeffery, Founder, Women's Executive Network. "This is an 
extraordinary group of female leaders who join our community, and they truly 
embody the qualities WXN strives to recognize; they are dynamic, inspiring and 
engaging leaders blazing new trails for the next generation." 
The 100 honorees are chosen by an independent advisory board under the 
leadership of The Women's Executive Network. All of the recipients are 
featured in a special issue and will be honoured at a dinner tonight in 
Toronto. A complete list of recipients can also be found on the Women's 
Executive Network website at 
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million 
personal and business clients. CIBC offers a full range of products and 
services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and 
offices across Canada, in the United States and around the world. For more 
information about CIBC visit 
Media contact: Sean Hamilton, Communications and Public Affairs, CIBC at  
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