CIBC partners with Toronto Pearson to offer 'first class' banking experience at Canada's largest airport

CIBC partners with Toronto Pearson to offer 'first class' banking experience 
at Canada's largest airport 
Multi-year deal will see CIBC become exclusive Financial Institution sponsor 
of the Airport 
TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX) (CM: NYSE) and the Greater 
Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) are proud to announce an innovative new 
partnership focused on enhancing the travel experience for the more than 35 
million passengers that pass through Canada's largest airport every year. 
The multi-year partnership, which establishes CIBC as the GTAA's exclusive 
Financial Institution sponsor, is part of CIBC's continued commitment to 
providing Canadians with innovative banking solutions. 
"CIBC is excited to partner with the GTAA in its efforts to enhance the travel 
experience for passengers at Canada's largest Airport, including providing 
financial services," said Stephen Forbes, Executive Vice President, CIBC. "The 
reality is, most people now spend a couple of hours at the Airport before 
their flight. Having the ability to take care of your financial needs at 
Toronto Pearson is another example of how, as a CIBC client, you can bank 
where, how and when you want." 
"This partnership with CIBC shows that we are willing to work with outstanding 
Canadian and international brands with the objective of adding value for 
passengers and employees," said Howard Eng, President and CEO at the GTAA. 
"The GTAA and CIBC are both showing their commitment to improved customer 
service and in-terminal amenities.We believe that this partnership with CIBC 
will generate new and innovative ways to serve passengers and employees 
throughout the Airport. Through this collaborative relationship, two great 
companies will enhance their collective customers' experiences." 
Under the partnership, CIBC clients and travellers at large will benefit from 
having access to financial services through Airport branches, ABMs, mobile / 
online banking and marquee activation areas throughout the Airport. These 
special areas are designed to address the needs of business travellers, 
newcomers and families with kids. 
"We've all had the experience of making a last minute visit to the bank before 
a trip - whether it's to pay a bill, get cash or travel insurance, or complete 
other banking transactions," added Mr. Forbes. "Through this partnership, 
travellers will now have the flexibility to meet all of these needs at the 
Airport through CIBC." 
Toronto Pearson employees, who are critical to the operation of Toronto 
Pearson, are a priority to the GTAA. To align with the GTAA's commitment to 
employees, CIBC will also provide special benefits and full service banking 
offers to the more than 40,000 employees who work at the Airport. 
This announcement follows the launch of the enhanced CIBC Aventura Travel 
Rewards program earlier this year, which gives CIBC clients the flexibility to 
redeem their Aventura Points for travel on any airline, access every seat on 
the plane, and pay for flight taxes and fees with their points, along with 
numerous other benefits. 
CIBC, the first bank in Canada to launch a Mobile Banking App, also recently 
extended its suite of mobile banking innovations by becoming the first of the 
major banks to offer eDeposit, a new feature that lets personal and small 
business clients deposit cheques to their CIBC account simply by taking a 
photo of the cheque with their mobile device. 
"Our partnership with the GTAA allows us to display our full banking 
innovation and convenience capabilities in the largest and most vibrant retail 
space in the entire country," added Mr. Forbes. "We look forward to working 
with the GTAA to ensure its passengers and employees get the very best banking 
capabilities in a way that enhances their overall travel experience." 
About Greater Toronto Airports Authority 
The GTAA is the operator of Toronto Pearson International 
Airport,Canada'sbiggest airport and one of the largest airports inNorth 
Americain terms of passenger and air cargo traffic.In 
2012,TorontoPearson handled 35 million passengers and is ranked 
2(nd)largest in international passenger traffic inNorth America.The 
focus of the GTAA continues to be on competitiveness, growing the Airport's 
status as an international gateway, meeting the needs of our passengers and 
ensuring the long-term success of the organization, our airline customers and 
the regional economy. Join Toronto Pearson on Facebook and Twitter 
About CIBC 
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million 
personal banking and business clients. CIBC offers a full range of products 
and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches 
and offices acrossCanada, and has offices in theUnited Statesand around 
the world. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our 
Press Centre on our corporate website at

Media contacts: 
Kevin Dove, Head of External Communications, CIBC, 416-980-8835, 
Toronto Pearson Media Office Phone: 416-776-3709 
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