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MEDIA ADVISORY - Hon. Jim Prentice, CIBC Vice Chairman, to speak at Bloomberg Canada-Asia Dialogue

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY - Hon. Jim Prentice, CIBC Vice Chairman, to speak at Bloomberg Canada-Asia Dialogue20:18 EDT Wednesday, September 05, 2012Speech will speakto the importance of Asia as an export marketVANCOUVER, Sept. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) -The Honourable Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior Executive Vice-President and Vice Chairman of CIBC, will be the closing speaker at the Bloomberg Canada-Asia Dialogue on September 6.In his remarks, Mr. Prentice will discuss what governments and the private sector can do to increase Canada's presence in Asia.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 after this event.What:  Remarks to the Bloomberg Canada-Asia Dialogue  Who: Hon. Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior Executive Vice-President and Vice Chairman, CIBC  When:  Thursday, September 6, 2012, 4:40 PM PDT  Where:  Pan Pacific VancouverSuite 300-999 Canada PlaceVancouver, BC,CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution. Through our Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management and Wholesale Banking businesses, CIBC provides a full range of financial products and services to 11 million individual, small business, commercial, corporate and institutional clients in Canada and around the world. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Press Centre on our corporate website at www.cibc.com.SOURCE: CIBCFor further information: Kevin Dove, (416) 980-8835 or Kevin.dove@cibc.ca