Inspiring Women to Lead
Dec. 5, 2012
/CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX;NYSE) today announced
, Group Head, Corporate Banking, CIBC, has been named as one of the Women's Executive Network's
Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada
"We are very proud to have Laura recognized for her achievements within CIBC and the corporate banking industry," said
, Senior Executive Vice-President of CIBC and Group Head of Wholesale Banking. "This award speaks to Laura's exceptional professional and personal achievements and acknowledges her vision, leadership and commitment to employees, clients, and the community."
This is Laura's second time receiving the Top 100™ Award, which recognizes the highest achieving female leaders in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors in
. Winners are selected based on their strategic vision and leadership, their organization's financial performance, and their commitment to their communities.
Previous CIBC executives to be honoured by
Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100
, Executive Vice-President, Card Products and National Collections,
, Executive Vice-President, Retail Distribution and Channel Strategy, and
, Executive Vice-President, Human Resources.
"On behalf of the WXN community of 18,000 women, we congratulate each of this year's Winners who we honour as part of the 10
year of the Top 100 Awards," said
, Founder, Women's Executive Network. "This is an extraordinary group of female leaders who join our community, and they truly embody the qualities WXN strives to recognize; they are dynamic, inspiring and engaging leaders blazing new trails for the next generation."
The 100 honorees are chosen by an independent advisory board under the leadership of The Women's Executive Network. All of the recipients are featured in a special issue
and will be honoured at a dinner tonight in
. A complete list of recipients can also be found on the Women's Executive Network website at
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million personal and business clients. CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and offices across
the United States
and around the world. For more information about CIBC visit