CALGARY, Sept. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX; NYSE) - The Honorable Jim
Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior Executive Vice-President and Vice Chairman
of CIBC, will give a keynote address at the Canada Liquid Natural Gas
Export Forum in Calgary on September 18.
In his remarks, Mr. Prentice will share his views on why Canada has
unprecedented potential to be a global supplier of Liquid Natural Gas
to Asia but that if we don't move quickly we are at risk of squandering
the opprtunity to competition from the U.S., Australia and elesewhere.
Mr. Prentice joined CIBC in January 2011 and has responsibility for
expanding CIBC's relationships with corporate clients across Canada and
abroad, and for providing leadership on strategic initiatives to
enhance CIBC's position in the market. He joined the bank following a
successful career as a lawyer, Member of Parliament and one of the most
senior Ministers in the Canadian Government. He served variously as the
Minister of Industry, the Minister of the Environment, the Minister of
Indian Affairs and Northern Development and was the Minister
responsible for major pipeline projects. He was also the Co-Chair of
the Indian Claims Commission of Canada from 1993 until 2000.
Mr. Prentice will be available for media interviews before and after his
The Canada LNG Export Forum
Hon. Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior Executive Vice President and Vice
Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 12:30 PM MST
Hyatt Regency Calgary
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