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CIBC announces election of directors

TORONTO, April 24, 2014 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) announced today that the nominees listed in its Management Proxy Circular dated February 27, 2014 were elected as Directors of CIBC. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held earlier today in Montreal at CIBC's Annual Meeting of Shareholders are as follows.

Election of directors

On a vote by ballot, each of the following 16 nominees proposed by management was elected as a Director of CIBC:

NOMINEES            VOTES FOR                  VOTES WITHHELD    
B. S. Belzberg 201,949,425 99.73%   555,041 0.27%
G. F. Colter 186,645,993 92.17%   15,858,473 7.83%
P. D. Daniel 201,667,553 99.59%   836,913 0.41%
L. Desjardins 200,889,914 99.20%   1,614,552 0.80%
G. D. Giffin 192,754,153 95.19%   9,750,313 4.81%
L. S. Hasenfratz 196,913,686 97.24%   5,590,780 2.76%
K. J. Kelly 202,195,193 99.85%   309,273 0.15%
N. D. Le Pan 202,095,025 99.80%   409,441 0.20%
J. P. Manley 185,590,412 91.65%   16,914,054 8.35%
G. T. McCaughey 201,722,321 99.61%   782,145 0.39%
J. L. Peverett 200,074,467 98.80%   2,429,999 1.20%
L. Rahl 172,302,382 85.09%   30,202,084 14.91%
C. Sirois 201,073,684 99.29%   1,430,782 0.71%
K. B. Stevenson 201,238,306 99.37%   1,266,160 0.63%
M. Turcotte 201,433,469 99.47%   1,070,997 0.53%
R. W. Tysoe 185,996,684 91.85%   16,507,782 8.15%

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 Wholesale Banking CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches 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 www.cibc.com.

SOURCE Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

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