CIBC W.I. – New President

CIBC WI announced the appointment of Michael K. Mansoor as President and Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds Joe Krukowski, who retired in January 1998 after 38 years of service to the bank.

Mr. Mansoor – a chartered accountant and former partner at Ernst and Young in Trinidad and Tobago, brings to CIBC an extensive background in corporate finance and planning. Most recently Mr. Mansoor held senior executive positions with the ANSA McAl Group, and was also an independent Senator of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago from 1987 to 1995. During his tenure in the Senate, he was often involved in legislation related to economic, finance and general business development.