Media Advisory - CIBC Management Proxy Circular Now Available

TORONTO, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) today announced it has filed with securities regulators and is mailing to shareholders its Notice of Annual Meeting of Common Shareholders and Management Proxy Circular. The document will be available today online at www.cibc.com, in the Annual Reports & Proxy Circulars area of the Investor Relations section.

The management proxy circular contains information for shareholders about CIBC's annual meeting which is scheduled to take place on Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, at 10:00 a.m. ET, including information relating to the election of CIBC's directors, appointment of auditors and shareholder proposals, as well as other matters.

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