CIBC Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) announced today that the nominees listed in its Management Proxy Circular dated February 26, 2015 were elected as Directors of CIBC. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held earlier today in Calgary at CIBC's Annual Meeting of Shareholders are as follows.

Election of directors

On a vote by ballot, each of the following 15 nominees proposed by management was elected as a Director of CIBC:

Nominees Votes FOR Votes AGAINST
B. S. Belzberg  190,355,626  97.40% 5,091,095 2.60%
G. F. Colter 190,756,694 97.60% 4,690,027 2.40%
P. D. Daniel 190,640,921 97.54% 4,805,800 2.46%
L. Desjardins 168,757,765 86.34%  26,688,956  13.66%
V. G. Dodig 194,813,820 99.68% 632,701 0.32%
G. D. Giffin 180,539,840 92.37% 14,906,881 7.63%
L. S. Hasenfratz   166,173,869 85.02% 29,272,852 14.98%
K. J. Kelly 195,045,010 99.79% 401,711 0.21%
N. D. Le Pan 194,278,789 99.40% 1,167,932 0.60%
J. P. Manley 192,718,620 98.60% 2,728,101 1.40%
J. L. Peverett 193,332,658 98.92% 2,114,063 1.08%
K. B. Stevenson 194,022,127 99.27% 1,424,594 0.73%
M. Turcotte 194,067,396 99.29% 1,379,325 0.71%
R. W. Tysoe 191,637,988 98.05% 3,808,733 1.95%
B. L. Zubrow 194,881,297 99.71% 565,424 0.29%

About CIBC

CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with nearly 11 million personal banking and business clients. Through our three major business units - Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management and Wholesale Banking CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and offices across Canada with offices in the United States and around the world. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Media Centre on our corporate website at www.cibc.com

SOURCE CIBC

For further information:

Investor Relations:
Alice Dunning
416-861-8870
alice.dunning@cibc.com 

Investor & Financial Communications
Erica Belling
416-594-7251
erica.belling@cibc.com


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