TORONTO, June 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Gerry McCaughey, President and CEO of CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM), today announced that Richard Nesbitt has been
named Chief Operating Officer, CIBC, effective immediately. Mr.
Nesbitt's organizational responsibilities remain unchanged.
"This title is in recognition of the leadership role Richard has been
playing at CIBC over the past two years and the increased
responsibilities he was given during that time," said Mr. McCaughey.
"Richard is a key member of my management team and I look forward to
continuing to work together with him to execute CIBC's strategy over
the coming years."
Mr. Nesbitt previously held the title of Senior Executive
Vice-President, CIBC, and Group Head, Wholesale, International, and
Technology and Operations. In this role, Richard will maintain his
current responsibilities for the operations of Wholesale Banking,
Technology and Operations, Strategy and Corporate Development, CIBC's
International Operations and Treasury.
Mr. Nesbitt joined CIBC in 2008 following more than 20 years of
experience in the securities industry.
Mr. Nesbitt, along with CIBC's other members of the Senior Executive
Team, will continue to report to Mr. McCaughey, including: Michael
Capatides, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel; Victor
Dodig, Group Head, Wealth Management; Laura Dottori-Attanasio, Chief
Risk Officer; Kevin Glass, Chief Financial Officer; Honourable Jim Prentice,
Vice-Chairman; David Williamson, Group Head, Retail and Business
Banking; and Tom Woods, Vice-Chairman.
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with more than 11
million personal banking and business clients. CIBC offers a full range
of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking
network, branches and offices across Canada, and has offices in the
United States and around the world. You can find other news releases
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