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Media Advisory - CIBC to hold Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 8

TORONTO, April 2, 2020 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. To support public health efforts in managing COVID-19 this meeting will be held via live webcast and teleconference only, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

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The meeting will include remarks by President and Chief Executive Officer Victor G. Dodig. Registered shareholders and duly appointed proxyholders – including non-registered (beneficial) shareholders who have duly appointed themselves as proxyholders - will be able to ask questions and securely vote in real time through  the webcast at

The webcast of the meeting will be archived on the Annual Meeting webpage of our investor relations website, for those unable to watch live.

Voting in advance of the AGM

We encourage shareholders to vote as early as possible before our annual meeting through one of the methods described on pages 2-4 of our Management Proxy Circular and proxy materials previously distributed to shareholders. If you vote in advance, your vote should be submitted so that it arrives by 8:30 a.m. (ET) on Tuesday April 7, 2020.

If you have not received your voting materials, please contact our transfer agent, AST Trust Company (Canada) by telephone at 416-682-3860 or 1-800-258-0499 (Canada and the U.S. only), fax 1-888-249-6189, or email

Submit your questions in advance of the AGM

Shareholders may submit questions in advance to or in writing at the address provided in CIBC's Management Proxy Circular.

Voting at the AGM

For details on how to vote at the virtual AGM, please visit the Annual Meeting webpage of our investor relations website.

Important! By 8:30 am (ET) on April 7, 2020, non-registered (beneficial) shareholders who wish to vote at the meeting must: 

  1. Appoint themselves as a proxyholder; and
  2. Contact AST Trust Company (Canada) at 1-866-751-6315 (within North America) or 1 (212) 235-5754 (outside of North America) to receive a control number.

If you do not complete these steps you will not be able to vote at the meeting.

Note that the proxy form or voting instruction form previously distributed to shareholders will not be updated to reflect the change to a virtual format.

We encourage shareholders to check our Annual Meeting webpage for updates. 

About CIBC

CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with 10 million personal banking, business, public sector and institutional clients. Across Personal and Business Banking, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management, and Capital Markets businesses, CIBC offers a full range of advice, solutions and services through its leading digital banking network, and locations across Canada with offices in the United States and around the world. Ongoing news releases and more information about CIBC can be found at

SOURCE CIBC - Investor Relations

For further information: Investor Relations: Alice Dunning, 416-861-8870,; Investor & Financial Communications: Erica Belling, 416-594-7251,