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CIBC named a Top 100 Employer in Canada for fourth straight year

Recognized for cultivating excellence in the workplace and deep community ties

TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - For the fourth consecutive year, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for cultivating excellence in the workplace and deep community ties.

"CIBC is honoured to be recognized for our exceptional workplace environment, one that empowers our team members to do what's right for our clients," says Sandy Sharman, Executive Vice-President and Chief Human Resources Officer, CIBC.  "We try to demonstrate our core values of trust, teamwork, and accountability in everything we do - whether that's providing exceptional service to our clients or caring for our communities. It's a big part of how we're making CIBC an incredible place to work, do business with and invest in."

The editors of Mediacorp select candidates based on their success in a number of categories, including work atmosphere, employee benefits, training and skills development, community involvement and performance management.

CIBC was especially recognized for the bank's employee recruitment and workplace programs that focus on mentorship and ongoing education.

The editors of Mediacorp also commended CIBC employees for having developed some of Canada's most recognized community fundraising initiatives, including the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure and CIBC Miracle Day in support of children's charities.

Other recent recognitions for CIBC include:

  • One of Canada's Best 50 Corporate Citizens by Corporate Knights magazine
  • One of the Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations by Maclean's magazine and Sustainalytics
  • One of the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute®
  • One of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in Canada by Achievers
  • One of Canada's Top Employers for Young People, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, and Greater Toronto's Top Employers 2015 by Mediacorp

To learn more about careers at CIBC For the full list of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2016, visit

About CIBC

CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with nearly 11 million personal banking and business clients. Through our three major business units - Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management and Capital Markets - CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, banking centres and offices across Canada with offices in the United States and around the world. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Media Centre on our corporate website at

SOURCE Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

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Caroline Van Hasselt, Director, External Communications and Media Relations, at 416-784-6699 or e-mail: