Mandates

Audit Committee Mandate

The primary functions of the Audit Committee are to fulfill its responsibilities in relation to reviewing the integrity of CIBC's financial statements, financial disclosures and internal controls over financial reporting; monitoring the system of internal control; monitoring CIBC's compliance with legal and regulatory requirements; selecting the external auditors for shareholder approval; reviewing the qualifications, independence and performance of the external auditors; reviewing the qualifications, independence and performance of CIBC's internal auditors; and acting as the Audit Committee for certain federally regulated subsidiaries.
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Current members

Corporate Governance Committee Mandate

The primary function of the Corporate Governance Committee is to assist the Board of Directors in fulfilling its corporate governance oversight responsibilities.
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Current members

Management Resources and Compensation Committee Mandate

The primary function of the Management Resources and Compensation Committee is to assist the Board of Directors in fulfilling its supervisory responsibilities in relation to CIBC's human resource policies and practices.
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Current members

Risk Management Committee Mandate

The primary function of the Risk Management Committee is to assist the Board of Directors in fulfilling its responsibilities in relation to the identification, measurement, monitoring and controlling of CIBC's principal business risks.
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Current members

Board of Directors Mandate

The members of the Board of Directors have the duty to supervise the management of the business and affairs of CIBC. The Board, directly and through its committees and the Chair of the Board, provides direction to senior management, generally through the Chief Executive Officer, to pursue the best interests of CIBC.
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Current members

Mandate of the President and Chief Executive Officer

The primary functions of the President and Chief Executive Officer are to lead the management of CIBC's business and affairs and to lead the implementation of the resolutions and policies of the Board of Directors of CIBC.
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Current President and Chief Executive Officer

Mandate of the Chair of the Board of Directors

The primary functions of the Chair of the Board of Directors are to facilitate the operations and deliberations of the Board and the satisfaction of the Board's functions and responsibilities under its mandate.
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Mandate of a Board Committee Chair

The primary functions of a Board committee Chair are to provide effective leadership of the Board committee for which he or she is appointed chair, facilitate the operations and deliberations of that committee and oversee the satisfaction of that Committee's functions and responsibilities under its mandate.
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