TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Charles Sirois, Chair of the Board, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Martine
Turcotte to the CIBC Board of Directors.
Ms. Turcotte is Vice Chair, Quebec of BCE Inc. and Bell Canada,
responsible for driving the company's business, government and
community investment initiatives across Quebec. Ms. Turcotte is an
accomplished leader with more than 25 years of strategic, legal and
regulatory career achievements at Bell.
Ms. Turcotte is also a director of Empire Company Ltd., Sobeys Inc.,
Bell Aliant Inc. and Bimcor Inc. She is actively involved in the
not-for-profit sector through her work with the Chambre de Commerce du
Montréal Métropolitain, the Jewish General Hospital, McGill University
and Théâtre Espace Go Inc.
Ms. Turcotte graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor degree in
Civil Law and Common Law and holds a Master in Business Administration
from the London Business School.
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with
approximately 11 million personal banking and business clients. CIBC
offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive
electronic and mobile banking network, branches and offices across
Canada, in the United States and around the world.
Image with caption: "Ms. Martine Turcotte, CIBC, Board of Directors (CNW Group/CIBC)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131217_C5147_PHOTO_EN_35066.jpg
For further information:
Jason Patchett, Investor Relations, 416-980-8691, Anu Shrivats, Investor Relations, 416-980-2556, Alice Dunning, Investor Relations, 416-861-8870, or Caroline Van Hasselt, External Communications and Media Relations, 416-784-6699