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October 2020

Kikelomo Lawal to be Chief Legal Officer for CIBC

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) will welcome Kikelomo (“Kike”) Lawal as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, as well as Executive Committee Member, beginning October 12, 2020. She will lead the Legal, Corporate Secretary, Ombudsman and Privacy Office functions. She will report to Victor Dodig, President and Chief Executive Officer. Previously, Kike was the Chief Legal Officer, Ombudsman and Corporate Secretary at Interac Corporation.

The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) is one of the “Big Five” banks in Canada. In 2019, the Toronto-based bank generated CA$18.6 billion in revenue. From Personal, Business, and Commercial Banking to Wealth Management and Capital Markets businesses, the bank’s 45,000 employees provide a full range of financial products and services to 10 million clients in Canada, the United States and around the world.