CIBC welcomes new director to the Board

TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Charles Sirois, Chair of the Board, CIBC (TSX: 
CM) (NYSE: CM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Martine Turcotte to 
the CIBC Board of Directors. 
Ms. Turcotte is Vice Chair, Quebec of BCE Inc. and Bell Canada, responsible 
for driving the company's business, government and community investment 
initiatives across Quebec. Ms. Turcotte is an accomplished leader with more 
than 25 years of strategic, legal and regulatory career achievements at Bell. 
Ms. Turcotte is also a director of Empire Company Ltd., Sobeys Inc., Bell 
Aliant Inc. and Bimcor Inc. She is actively involved in the not-for-profit 
sector through her work with the Chambre de Commerce du Montréal 
Métropolitain, the Jewish General Hospital, McGill University and Théâtre 
Espace Go Inc. 
Ms. Turcotte graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor degree in Civil 
Law and Common Law and holds a Master in Business Administration from the 
London Business School. 
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with approximately 11 
million personal banking and business clients. CIBC offers a full range of 
products and services through its comprehensive electronic and mobile banking 
network, branches and offices across Canada, in the United States and around 
the world.

Jason Patchett, Investor Relations, 416-980-8691, Anu Shrivats, Investor  
Relations, 416-980-2556, Alice Dunning, Investor Relations,  416-861-8870, or 
Caroline Van Hasselt, External Communications and  Media Relations, 
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