CIBC announces $100,000 donation to assist relief efforts following Hurricane Harvey

TORONTO, HOUSTON and CHICAGO, Aug. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is donating $100,000 to the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

"We join our clients and employees across North America in supporting the relief efforts to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey, which experts are now describing as the worst flood disaster in U.S. history," says Larry D. Richman, CIBC Group Head, U.S. Region, and President & CEO, The PrivateBank. "Our thoughts are with everyone impacted. We offer our support and are grateful to the first responders and local heroes working hard to keep everyone safe."

Individuals and companies that want to help with the disaster relief efforts are encouraged to donate online at http://www.redcross.org/index.jsp.  

About CIBC
CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with 11 million personal banking, business, public sector and institutional clients. Across Personal and Small Business Banking, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management, and Capital Markets businesses, CIBC offers a full range of advice, solutions and services through its leading digital banking network, and locations across Canada,  in the United States and around the world. Ongoing news releases and more information about CIBC can be found at www.cibc.com/ca/media-centre.

SOURCE CIBC - Corporate



For further information: U.S. media: Amy Yuhn, 312-564-1378, ayuhn@theprivatebank.com; Canadian media: Caroline Van Hasselt, 416-784-6699 or caroline.vanhasselt@cibc.com

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