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CIBC named one of the Ten Best Companies to Work For in Canada

Recognized for its continued commitment to top-of-the-line career advancement and employee training programs

TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - For the second year in a row, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is pleased to be named in the Financial Post's Ten Best Companies To Work For.

"At CIBC, we are proud to be recognized for having a culture that motivates, inspires and rewards client-focused, innovative people. It's what makes our bank a great place to work," says Sandy Sharman, Executive Vice-President and Chief Human Resources Officer, CIBC. "It's clear we are doing the right things to ensure our team members can reach their full potential, so we can continue delivering the very best to our clients every day."‎

The Ten Best Companies designation recognizes fast-growing employers in Canada that offer tremendous career advancement opportunities together with leading-edge employee perks and benefits. The companies are selected by comparing employers in the same industry to determine which ones are growing fastest in their fields, in terms of revenue growth and the size of their workforce.

CIBC supports its diverse team members through a number of corporate-wide training and development programs designed to help employees advance their careers while continuing their education. The bank also has a strong culture of giving among its employees that has led to 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 include:

  • One of Canada's Top 100 Employers 2016, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People, and Greater Toronto's Top Employers 2015 by Mediacorp
  • 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

The 2016 winners of the Financial Post's Ten Best Companies to Work For was published today in a special supplement to the National Post. To learn more about careers at CIBC, 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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