CIBC Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, April 6, 2017 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) announced today that the nominees listed in its Management Proxy Circular dated February 23, 2017 were elected as Directors of CIBC.

Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held earlier today in Ottawa at CIBC's Annual Meeting of Shareholders are as follows.

Election of directors
On a vote by ballot, each of the following 16 nominees proposed by management was elected as a Director of CIBC:

Nominees

VOTES FOR

VOTES WITHHELD

Brent S. Belzberg

203,088,235

99.56%

907,154

0.44%

Nanci E. Caldwell

199,921,851

98.00%

4,073,538

2.00%

Gary F. Colter

198,965,400

97.53%

5,029,989

2.47%

Patrick D. Daniel

203,559,729

99.79%

435,660

0.21%

Luc Desjardins

203,252,841

99.64%

742,548

0.36%

Victor G. Dodig

203,453,628

99.73%

541,761

0.27%

Linda S. Hasenfratz

194,458,788

95.33%

9,536,601

4.67%

Kevin J. Kelly

203,565,805

99.79%

429,584

0.21%

Christine E. Larsen

203,538,495

99.78%

456,894

0.22%

Nicholas D. Le Pan

203,332,513

99.68%

662,876

0.32%

John P. Manley

202,350,649

99.19%

1,644,740

0.81%

Jane L. Peverett

199,591,190

97.84%

4,404,199

2.16%

Katharine B. Stevenson

201,574,112

98.81%

2,421,277

1.19%

Martine Turcotte

203,569,449

99.79%

425,940

0.21%

Ronald W. Tysoe

199,231,300

97.66%

4,764,089

2.34%

Barry L. Zubrow

203,257,996

99.64%

737,393

0.36%

 

About CIBC

CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with 11 million personal banking and business clients. Through our three major business units - Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management and Capital Markets - 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. Ongoing news releases and more information about CIBC can be found at www.cibc.com/ca/media-centre/ or by following on Twitter @CIBC, Facebook (www.facebook.com/CIBC) and Instagram @CIBCNow.

SOURCE Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

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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