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
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Relations, 416-980-2556, Alice Dunning, Investor Relations, 416-861-8870, or
Caroline Van Hasselt, External Communications and Media Relations,
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