TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX) (CM: NYSE) is pleased to announce that Christina Kramer,
Executive Vice President, Retail Distribution and Channel Strategy,
CIBC, has been named a recipient of Women's Executive Network's (WXN)
2013 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award.
"We are very proud of Christina's leadership and her many
accomplishments both within and outside of CIBC," said Gerry McCaughey,
President and Chief Executive Officer, CIBC. "She is a committed
mentor, an advocate for women, and author of positive change in all
aspects of her career and personal endeavours."
This is Christina's third time receiving the Top 100 Award, which
celebrates and highlights the achievements of women across the country
in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Winners are selected
based on their strategic vision and leadership, their organization's
financial performance, and their commitment to their communities.
Previous CIBC executives to be honoured by Canada's Most Powerful Women:
Top 100 Award include Laura Dottori-Attanasio, Senior Executive Vice-President,
Chief Risk Officer, Cheryl Longo, Executive Vice-President, Card
Products and Jackie Moss, Executive Vice-President, Human Resources.
"The 2013 Top 100 Winners are a testament to the broad range of talent
and leadership found in Canada and we believe that by recognizing and
sharing the accomplishments of these women, we are encouraging the next
generation to reach higher so that one day there will be no ceiling,
just possibility," said Pamela Jeffery, WXN Founder.
The 100 honourees are chosen by an independent advisory board under the
leadership of The Women's Executive Network and will be honoured at a
dinner tonight in Toronto. A complete list of recipients can be found
on the Women's Executive Network website.
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
For further information:
Media contact: Kevin Dove, Head of External Communications, CIBC, 416-980-8835, firstname.lastname@example.org