People: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Sirois

60 2009 Independent Chairman of the Board

Victor Dodig

49 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kevin Glass

48 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President

Laura Lee Dottori-Attanasio

47 2013 Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Steve Geist

2014 Senior Executive Vice President and Group Head, Wealth Management

Kevin Patterson

2014 Senior Executive Vice President - Technology and Operations

J. David Williamson

2011 Senior Executive Vice President, Group Head - Retail and Business Banking

Michael Capatides

2008 Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel

Michelle Caturay

2014 Vice-President, Corporate Secretary and Associate General Counsel

Geoffrey Belsher

2014 Managing Director and Group Co-Head, Wholesale Banking

Harry Culham

2014 Managing Director and Group Co-Head, Wholesale Banking

Brent Belzberg

62 2005 Independent Director

Gary Colter

69 2003 Independent Director

Patrick Daniel

67 2009 Independent Director

Luc Desjardins

62 2009 Independent Director

Gordon Giffin

65 2001 Independent Director

Linda Hasenfratz

48 2004 Independent Director

Kevin Kelly

60 2013 Independent Director

Nicholas Le Pan

63 2008 Independent Director

John Manley

65 2005 Independent Director

Jane Peverett

56 2009 Independent Director

Leslie Rahl

63 2007 Independent Director

Katharine Stevenson

51 2011 Independent Director

Martine Turcotte

54 2013 Independent Director

Ronald Tysoe

61 2004 Independent Director

Alice Dunning

2014 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Sirois

Mr. Charles Sirois has resigned as an Independent Chairman of the Board of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, effective 23 April 2015. Mr. Sirois is Chairman of Telesystem Ltd., a private holding company, of which he is the founder and principal shareholder. Mr. Sirois is also Chairman of Enablis Entrepreneurial Network, a Canadian-based not-for-profit organization whose mission is to drive meaningful economic development by empowering entrepreneurs in the developing world, in partnership with government and the private sector. In addition to the public company noted below, Mr. Sirois is a director of a number of privately held venture capital fund management companies including Tandem Expansion Management Inc. Mr. Sirois holds a Bachelors degree in Finance from Université de Sherbrooke and a Masters degree in Finance from Université Laval (Québec City). He has been awarded honorary doctorates from Université du Québec à Montréal, the University of Ottawa, Concordia University, Laval University and École de technologie supérieure.

Victor Dodig

Mr. Victor G. Dodig is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Mr. Dodig is President and Chief Executive Officer of CIBC. Mr. Dodig joined CIBC in 2005 as Executive Vice-President, CIBC Wealth Management. In 2007, he became Executive Vice-President, Retail Distribution, CIBC, where he led the bank’s retail banking distribution and sales teams. He was appointed Group Head, Wealth Management in 2011, taking on responsibility for the bank’s brokerage, private wealth and asset management businesses in both Canada and the U.S. Mr. Dodig was named President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of CIBC’s Board of Directors in September 2014. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the C.D. Howe Institute and is a member of the Catalyst Canada Advisory Board. Prior to joining CIBC, Mr. Dodig was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in Canada for UBS Global Asset Management. Earlier in his career, he spent five years as Managing Director in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. for Merrill Lynch and Company, where he gained international experience, following three years as a Management Consultant with McKinsey and Company. Mr. Dodig is a past recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 award by Report on Business Magazine. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University where he was a Baker Scholar, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto (St. Michael’s College). He also holds a Diploma from the Institut d’études politiques in Paris.

Kevin Glass

Mr. Kevin A. Glass serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, since March 2011. He joined CIBC in January 2009. Mr. Glass is responsible for the financial governance of CIBC, including financial planning and analysis, tax planning and compliance, management and regulatory reporting, maintaining accounting records and liaising with CIBC’s investors. In September 2014, Mr. Glass’ mandate was expanded to include accountability for CIBC’s Treasury function. In 2014, Mr. Glass fulfilled all of his governance responsibilities while providing proactive advice to CIBC’s senior business leaders on financial governance and reporting matters, and in support of strategic transactions.

Laura Lee Dottori-Attanasio

Ms. Laura Dottori-Attanasio is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce., effective July 1, 2013. She is responsible for the bank’s enterprise-wide risk management including credit, market and operational risk. Ms. Dottori-Attanasio joined CIBC as Global Head of Corporate Credit Products in 2009, where she was responsible for all credit activities at CIBC's wholesale bank, including corporates, trading room credits and international lending activities. Ms. Dottori-Attanasio has over 20 years of experience in the finance sector. Before joining CIBC, she was with one of Canada's Chartered Banks where she held a number of senior executive positions. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Children's Aid Foundation, CIBC Children’s Foundation, and Bridgepoint Health Foundation. Ms. Dottori-Attanasio is also a member of the United Way of Toronto’s Major Individual Giving Cabinet and the Champions Group for AIESEC Canada. She was named one of "Canada's Most Powerful Women" by the Women's Executive Network in 2008 and 2012.

Steve Geist

Mr. Steve Geist serves as Senior Executive Vice President and Group Head, Wealth Management of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. In this role, Mr. Geist assumes leadership for our wealth management franchise in Canada and the U.S. He joined CIBC in 2006, as President and CEO, CIBC Asset Management. Prior to joining CIBC, he was President, Mutual Funds, at a top five bank in Canada. Under Mr. Geist's leadership, CIBC Asset Management has achieved superior growth with record assets of over $100 billion, driven by five consecutive years of net sales records.

Kevin Patterson

Mr. Kevin Patterson serves as Senior Executive Vice President - Technology and Operations of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. In this role, he will expand his current technology and operations responsibilities to include the chief data office of the bank. Mr. Patterson has been with CIBC since 1984, and has held a number of increasingly senior roles in retail, technology and operations, audit and corporate security, control and governance prior to assuming leadership for technology and operations in 2010.

J. David Williamson

Mr. J. David Williamson is Senior Executive Vice President, Group Head - Retail and Business Banking of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, since March 2011. He was President and CEO of Atlas Cold Storage and CFO of Clarica Life Insurance, has been appointed to CIBC as Chief Financial Officer, effective January 10, 2008. Mr. Williamson, was President and CEO of Atlas Cold Storage from April 2004 to November 2006. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Development with Canada Life Financial Corporation from October 2002 to July 2003. Mr. Williamson also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Clarica Life Insurance Company from January 2001 to June 2002. Earlier in his career, Mr. Williamson gained a experience of working with banks in Europe, the U.K. and Canada on the measurement and management of risk including a period of time spent working at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel Switzerland. Mr. Williamson is a Chartered Accountant and graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1983.

Michael Capatides

Mr. Michael G. Capatides, J.D., is Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. In this role, Mr. Capatides has overall responsibility for the Legal, Compliance and Human Resources functions across CIBC, and oversees CIBC’s Privacy, Ombudsman and Corporate Secretary functions. In September 2014, his mandate was expanded to include accountability for CIBC’s Strategy and Corporate Development activities. Mr. Capatides is headquartered in New York and Toronto. Mr. Capatides joined CIBC in 1996 as General Counsel and Managing Director of CIBC World Markets, with responsibility for legal and compliance matters for CIBC World Markets globally. He was appointed Executive Vice-President and General Counsel for all areas of CIBC in 1999 and Senior Executive Vice-President and General Counsel in 2007. Mr. Capatides was appointed Senior Executive Vice-President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel in 2008. Prior to joining CIBC, Mr. Capatides was a partner with Mayer, Brown & Platt from 1988. He previously served as a vice-president in the legal departments for Citibank and Chemical Bank, and began his career as an associate at Shearman & Sterling in 1980. Mr. Capatides received his A.B. degree from Rutgers College in 1977 and his J.D. degree from the Columbia University School of Law in 1980.

Michelle Caturay

Geoffrey Belsher

Harry Culham

Mr. Harry K. Culham was appointed Managing Director and Group Co-Head, Wholesale Banking of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, effective September 15, 2014. For the first 10.5 months of the fiscal year, he was responsible for leading CIBC’s global capital markets business. With his promotion, Mr. Culham’s mandate was expanded to include accountability for WB’s international business. In 2014, Mr. Culham contributed to WB’s delivery of consistent, risk-controlled results. Under his leadership, CIBC increased its market share in Capital Markets and CIBC’s trading businesses were recognized for several client accomplishments. In alignment with WB’s targeted international growth strategy, CIBC also established a formal presence in Latin America.

Brent Belzberg

Mr. Brent S. Belzberg is an Independent Director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, since August 2005. Mr. Belzberg is Senior Managing Partner of Torquest Partners. He has 20 years of executive management experience in finance, acquisitions, corporate restructuring and operations. Mr. Belzberg has served on the board of a number of investee companies and is a director of Tandem Expansion Management Inc. Mr. Belzberg is Chair of Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation and a member of the Mount Sinai Board of Directors. He is a member of the Governing Council of the University of Toronto and its Executive Committee. Mr. Belzberg holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Queen’s University and a J.D. degree from the University of Toronto.

Gary Colter

Mr. Gary F. Colter is an Independent Director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, since 2003. Mr. Colter is President of CRS Inc., a corporate restructuring and strategy management consulting company. Before establishing CRS Inc., Mr. Colter had over 34 years of executive experience (27 years as a partner) at KPMG Canada, during which he developed financial and accounting expertise while overseeing Canadian and global financial advisory services practices of KPMG. He served as Vice Chairman of KPMG Canada from 2001 to 2002, was Managing Partner of Global Financial Advisory Services, KPMG International from 1998 to 2000 and was Vice Chairman of Financial Advisory Services, KPMG Canada from 1989 to 1998. In addition to the public company directorships listed below, Mr. Colter is a director of Revera Inc. and is a member of its Corporate Governance and Compensation Committee and Chair of its Audit Committee. In 2014, Mr. Colter was appointed Chairman of the Board of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited. Mr. Colter holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from the University of Western Ontario, Ivey School of Business and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant.

Patrick Daniel

Mr. Patrick D. Daniel is an Independent Director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, since August 2009. Mr. Daniel is past President and Chief Executive Officer of Enbridge Inc., a position he held from 2001 to 2012. Prior to his appointment as President and CEO, he was a senior executive officer of Enbridge Inc. or its predecessor since 1994. In 2011, Mr. Daniel was awarded Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year sponsored by The Caldwell Partners and chosen by an independent National Advisory Board. In addition to the public company directorship noted below, Mr. Daniel is a member of the North American Review Board of American Air Liquide Holdings, Inc. Mr. Daniel holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alberta and a Master of Science degree from the University of British Columbia.

Luc Desjardins

Mr. Luc Desjardins is an Independent Director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, since February 2009. Mr. Desjardins is President and Chief Executive Officer of Superior Plus Corp., a public company based in Calgary, Alberta that provides energies, natural gas, electricity, oil and propane supply services as well as being a chemical company and construction products distributor. From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Desjardins was an equity partner at The Sterling Group, LP. From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Desjardins was President and Chief Executive Officer of Transcontinental Inc. In addition to the public company directorship noted below, Mr. Desjardins is a director of Gestion Jourdan SEC. Mr. Desjardins holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Université du Québec à Montréal and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Management Development Program.

Gordon Giffin

Ambassador The Honourable Gordon D. Giffin, J.D., is an Independent Director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, since 2001. Mr. Giffin is a Senior Partner in the Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, Georgia-based law firm, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, a position he has held since 2001. Mr. Giffin is Chair of the TransAlta Corporation Board and Lead Director at Canadian Natural Resources Limited. In addition to the public company directorships listed below, he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, on the Board of Trustees for The Carter Center, on the Board of Directors of Atlantic Trust Company, N.A. and on the Board of Advisors of McLarty Global Associates. Mr. Giffin served as United States Ambassador to Canada from 1997 to 2001. Mr. Giffin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University and a J.D. degree from Emory University School of Law. He has also been awarded an honorary doctorate from the State University of New York.

Linda Hasenfratz

Ms. Linda S. Hasenfratz is an Independent Director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, since May 2004. Ms. Hasenfratz is Chief Executive Officer of Linamar Corporation, a position she has held since 2002. Linamar Corporation is a diversified global manufacturing company of highly engineered products powering vehicles, motion, work and lives. Ms. Hasenfratz supports several not-for-profit entities as Vice Chair of the Royal Ontario Museum Foundation and member of the Catalyst Canada Advisory Board. In addition to the public company directorships listed below, Ms. Hasenfratz is a director of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association and Vice Chair of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives. Ms. Hasenfratz was named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 by Report on Business Magazine in 2003, received the Wilfrid Laurier Outstanding Leader Award in 2007 and was named one of the 100 Leading Women in the Automotive Industry in each of 2000, 2005 and 2010. Ms. Hasenfratz was awarded the Ontario Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in October 2014 and the Canada Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in November 2014. Ms. Hasenfratz holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from the same institution.

Kevin Kelly

Mr. Kevin J. Kelly is Independent Director of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. He was the Director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce with effective from April 25, 2013. Mr. Kelly is a Corporate Director. He was Lead Director of the Ontario Securities Commission from 2010 to 2012 and Commissioner from 2006 to 2010. He has more than 30 years’ experience in wealth and asset management in Canada and the U.S. Mr. Kelly was President and Chief Executive Officer of Bimcor, Inc. from 1992 to 1996; President of Fidelity Canada from 1996 to 1997; President, Fidelity Investments Institutional Services Company from 1997 to 2000; President, Fidelity Brokerage Company in Boston from 2000 to 2003; and President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Wellington West Capital, Inc. from 2004 to 2005. Mr. Kelly is a past director and Chair of the Foundation for Educational Exchange Between Canada and the United States of America (the Fulbright Scholarship Program). Mr. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University.

Nicholas Le Pan

Mr. Nicholas D. Le Pan is an Independent Director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, since February 2008. Mr. Le Pan is a Corporate Director with extensive experience in financial services matters. Mr. Le Pan served as Superintendent of Financial Institutions for Canada from 2001 to 2006 and as Deputy Superintendent, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Canada (OSFI) from 2000 to 2001. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Le Pan acted as Deputy Superintendent (Supervision) where his duties included oversight of the supervision programs for banks and other deposit-taking institutions. Mr. Le Pan has been involved in various international and Canadian regulatory coordination efforts, including representation as Chairman of the Basel Accord Implementation Group and Vice Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. He is also Chair of the Canadian Public Accountability Board, which oversees auditors of public companies. In 2013, Mr. Le Pan was Project Director on a Group of Thirty report proposing a new paradigm for relations between bank supervisors and boards of directors. Mr. Le Pan holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Economics from Carleton University and a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Toronto.

John Manley

The Honorable John P. Manley, J.D., serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce., effective 23 April 2015. Mr. Manley is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE), a position he has held since January 2010. From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Manley was Counsel, McCarthy Tétrault LLP. Throughout more than 15 years of public service, Mr. Manley held several senior portfolios in the Canadian federal government serving as Minister of Industry, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister. In addition to the public company directorships listed below, Mr. Manley is a director of CCCE, CARE Canada and MaRS Discovery District. He is also Honorary Chair of the Board of Directors of The Canadian Council for Public- Private Partnerships, a member of the Catalyst Canada Advisory Board and a member of the Advisory Board of Bridge Growth Partners, LLC. Mr. Manley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton University and a J.D. degree from the University of Ottawa. He has also been awarded honorary doctorates from the University of Toronto, the University of Ottawa, Carleton University and the University of Western Ontario.

Jane Peverett

Ms. Jane L. Peverett is an Independent Director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, since February 2009. She was President and Chief Executive Officer of British Columbia Transmission Corporation (BCTC) from 2005 to 2009 and Chief Financial Officer of BCTC from 2003 to 2005. Prior to joining BCTC, Ms. Peverett was with Westcoast Energy Inc. from 1988 to 2003, where she held progressively senior finance, regulatory and executive roles. In 2001, Ms. Peverett was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Union Gas Limited, a Westcoast Energy company, becoming the first woman president of a natural gas utility in Canada. In addition to the public company directorships listed below, Ms. Peverett is a director and Chair of British Columbia Ferry Authority and a director of Associated Electric & Gas Insurance Services Limited (AEGIS) and Postmedia Network Inc. She is also a member of Postmedia Network Inc.’s Audit Committee and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. She was named by RaderEnergy as one of the 50 Key Women in Energy on a Global Basis in 2004, received a PEAK award honouring women’s excellence in the field of finance in 2005 and in 2009 was named one of the Influential Women in Business in Vancouver. Ms. Peverett holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Queen’s University. She is a Certified Management Accountant and a Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants.

Leslie Rahl

Mrs. Leslie Rahl is no longer Independent Director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, since May 2007. Mrs. Rahl was a director of the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) on September 6, 2008 when, at the request of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Director of the U.S. Federal Housing Finance Authority (FHFA), the Board of Directors of Fannie Mae adopted a resolution consenting to putting Fannie Mae into conservatorship. After obtaining consent, the Director of FHFA appointed FHFA as conservator on September 6, 2008. On September 18, 2008, Ms. Rahl resigned as a director of Fannie Mae. . Mrs. Rahl holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Master of Business Administration from the Sloan School at MIT.

Katharine Stevenson

Ms. Katharine B. Stevenson is an Independent Director of Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce, since January 2011. Ms. Stevenson Ms. Stevenson was a senior financial executive with Nortel Networks Corporation from 1995 to 2007, serving as Global Treasurer from 2000 to 2007. Prior to joining Nortel Networks Corporation, Ms. Stevenson held various progressively senior finance roles in investment and corporate banking at J.P. Morgan & Company, Inc. from 1984 to 1995. Ms. Stevenson is a director and Chair of the Audit Committee of CAE Inc., a director and member of the Audit Committee of Open Text Corporation, and a director and member of the Audit and Risk and Finance and Transactions Committees of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. Ms. Stevenson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Magna Cum Laude) from Harvard University and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors with the designation ICD.D.

Martine Turcotte

Ms. Martine Turcotte is Independent Director of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Ms. Turcotte is Vice Chair, Quebec of BCE Inc. and Bell Canada, a position she has held since 2011. In her current role Ms. Turcotte is responsible for driving the company’s business, government and community investment initiatives across Quebec. Prior to becoming Vice Chair, Ms. Turcotte was Chief Legal Officer of BCE from 1999 to 2008 and of Bell Canada from 2003 to 2008. She was Executive Vice-President and Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer of BCE and Bell Canada from 2008 to 2011. Ms. Turcotte has more than 25 years of strategic, legal and regulatory experience at Bell related companies. In addition to the public company directorships listed below, Ms. Turcotte is a director of Bimcor Inc., the Chambre de Commerce du Montréal Métropolitain and the Jewish General Hospital. She is a member of the Board of Governors of McGill University and Chair of its Human Resources Committee, and Chair of the Board of Théâtre Espace Go Inc. Ms. Turcotte was the first winner of the Canadian General Counsel Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005, was inducted to the Hall of Fame of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada in 2008 and received the title of Advocatus Emeritus from the Quebec Bar Association in 2009 for professional excellence. Ms. Turcotte holds a Bachelor degree in Civil Law and Common Law from McGill University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the London Business School.

Ronald Tysoe

Mr. Ronald W. Tysoe is an Independent Director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, since 2004. He was a Senior Advisor with Perella Weinberg Partners LP, a financial services firm, from 2006 to 2007, Vice Chair of Macy’s Inc. (formerly Federated Department Stores, Inc.) from 1990 to 2006, and served as Chief Financial Officer of Federated Department Stores, Inc. from 1990 to 1997. Mr. Tysoe is a director of a number of public companies, listed below. Mr. Tysoe holds both a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of British Columbia.

Alice Dunning

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