CIBC continues investment in Alberta, opening five newly expanded branches this summer

    Modern, full-service branches to enhance the client banking experience
    for Albertans

    CALGARY, May 13 /CNW/ - Today CIBC announces the locations of five
expanded, full-service banking centres set to reopen this summer. These
improved, state-of-the art banking facilities are part of CIBC's five-year
strategic plan to build, relocate and expand over 70 new branches.
    "CIBC is committed to investing in the long-term growth of Edmonton and
Calgary and giving our clients more banking options," said Wendy Slavin,
Senior Vice-President of CIBC Retail Markets, Western Region. "Now, more than
ever our clients want professional advice and these five expanded branches
will feature evening and weekend hours to provide clients with more
opportunities to meet with a financial advisor."
    The five expanded branches announced today will reopen in the following

    -   Crowfoot Village in Calgary in summer 2009
    -   Westhills and Bow Trail in Calgary in summer 2009
    -   Bow Valley Square in Calgary in summer 2009
    -   2318 Centre Street North in Calgary in summer 2009
    -   1020 Sherwood Drive in Edmonton in summer 2009 - Will reopen with
        Sunday hours

    "In addition to expanding our physical presence across Alberta, we are
also looking for great people to join our team," added Slavin. "We encourage
qualified candidates to visit our career site and apply online."
    With 1058 branches, CIBC clients have access to one of the largest branch
networks in Canada. Over the past year, CIBC has opened four new branches in
Alberta, two in Calgary and two in the Edmonton area.
    In addition to CIBC's convenient hours, including evening, Saturday and
Sunday hours at select locations, CIBC clients also benefit from access to
more than 3,700 automated bank machines, 24/7 service over the phone and on
Canada's leading online banking site,

    CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 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 and information about CIBC
in our Press Centre on our corporate website at

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