Steve Blackburn

Vice President, Chief AML Officer
CIBC (Toronto, ON)

STEVENBLACKBURN is Vice-President and Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer atthe Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). Steve is responsible for CIBC’santi-money laundering program content, design and enterprise-wideimplementation, including oversight of AML/ATF control activity and compliancewith economic sanctions across CIBC’s domestic and internationaloperations.  With his team of skilledprofessionals, Steve manages CIBC’s AML/ATF investigative and intelligenceactivities and assists CIBC’s lines of business in their assessment andmanagement of AML/ATF risk.  Steve joinedCIBC in its Legal Division in 2004 after practicing law at Torys LLP.  He was appointed Chief Anti-Money LaunderingOfficer on January 1, 2013.  CIBC is aleading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million personalbanking and business clients. CIBC offers a full range of products and servicesthrough its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and officesacross Canada, and has offices in the United States and around the world. Youcan find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Media Centre onour corporate website at