Media Advisory - Hon. Jim Prentice, CIBC Vice Chairman, to Give Keynote
Address at the London Oil and Money Conference on the imperatives for Canada's
Oil and Gas Sector
CALGARY, Alberta, September 30, 2013
CALGARY, Alberta, September 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
CIBC (CM: TSX; NYSE) - The Honorable Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior
Executive Vice-President and Vice Chairman of CIBC, will give a keynote
address at the Oil and Money Conference in London, England on October 1.
In his remarks, Mr. Prentice will share his views on the three imperatives
Canada's oil and gas sector must focus on: the need to become more
international in ambition; to invest in and develop facilities for export; and
to ensure the country remains attractive for foreign investment - including
from State-Owned Enterprises.
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 before and after his
WHAT: The Oil and Money 2013 Conference
WHO: Hon. Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior Executive Vice President
and Vice Chairman, CIBC
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 12:30 PM GMT
WHERE: InterContinental London Park Lane
One Hamilton Place, Park Lane
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