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John Silverthorn is Senior Vice-President, Talent Management for CIBC. An experienced human resources professional with over 23 years of management experience, John has been with CIBC since 2006. John initially joined the Bank as Senior Vice-President, Human Resources, Retail Markets. Prior to joining CIBC, John spent over 20 years with IBM, and has worked in Canada and the United States in Senior Management positions. John’s background ranges from large scale organizational programs to overall HR responsibility for key HR processes, leadership and cultural change initiatives across multiple skill groups. John is a graduate of York University and has degrees in both Economics (BA) and a Masters in Business Administration.