Organizational Structure

CIBC is comprised of three business units and several functional groups that support the businesses. Learn more about the roles in each of these groups.

Business Units

  • Capital Markets
  • Retail and Business Banking
  • Wealth Management

Functional Groups

  • Administration
  • Finance
  • Internal Audit
  • Office of the CEO
  • Risk Management
  • Technology and Operations

Capital Markets

Capital Markets provides a wide range of credit, capital markets, investment banking and research products and services to government, institutional, corporate and retail clients in Canada and in key markets around the world.

Retail and Business Banking

Retail and Business Banking provides clients across Canada with financial advice, products and services through a team of advisors and more than 1,100 branches, as well as our ATMs, mobile sales force, telephone banking, online and mobile banking.

Wealth Management

Wealth Management provides relationship-based advisory services and an extensive suite of leading investment solutions to meet the needs of institutional, retail and high net worth clients. Our asset management, retail brokerage and private wealth management businesses combine to create an integrated offer, delivered through nearly 1,500 advisors across Canada.


Administration Division is responsible for the provision of legal advice across CIBC, providing leadership on governance and regulatory requirements, the management of reputation, evaluating risk management systems and practices across CIBC, and the creation of programs and policies that foster and support a work environment where all employees can excel. Administration Division comprises Human Resources, Legal, Corporate Security, Compliance, Control Division, Corporate Secretary, Privacy, Ombudsman, and Strategy and Corporate Development.


The Finance group provides finance services to CIBC’s businesses through effective governance and decision support processes. These services include financial, management and regulatory reporting, maintenance of accounting records, financial analysis and planning, tax planning and compliance, investor relations, treasury and regular reviews of business line performance.

Internal Audit

Internal Audit provides independent and objective assurance and consulting services and brings a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. Internal Audit performs independent assessments of risk management, internal controls, and governance processes, and is guided by professional internal auditing and other applicable standards.

Office of the CEO

The Office of the CEO team has responsibilities for client experience, care, communication, and marketing, as well as forming strategic alliances that benefit our clients with increased access to banking products and services.

Risk Management

Risk Management is accountable on matters relating to the independent oversight of the management of risks inherent to the activities of CIBC, its subsidiaries and affiliates. These risks include but are not limited to ensuring that effective processes are in place for the identification, management, measurement, monitoring and control of credit, market, operational, reputation and legal, regulatory, investment and liquidity risk, incurred by CIBC’s retail, wealth and wholesale businesses, infrastructure and corporate governance groups.

Technology and Operations

Technology and Operations is made up of four groups: Technology, Global Operations and INTRIA, Corporate Services, and Strategic Planning & Governance. This functional group manages the technology and operations required to run CIBC's businesses worldwide and support excellent client experience, as well as providing specialized service and advice to business partners. Key activities include: technology infrastructure, application delivery, technology governance, processing, currency and print services, real estate, sourcing, and settlement activities.