VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), a world leading IoT solutions provider, today announced that Russell Jones, who has served on the Board of Sierra Wireless since 2018, has been appointed by the Board of Directors to be the new Chair effective January 1, 2022, replacing Robin Abrams who joined the Board in March 2010 and has served as Chair since October 2018. Ms. Abrams will continue to serve as a director on the company’s Board until her retirement from the Board at the upcoming Annual Meeting in the Spring of 2022.
In his new role, Mr. Jones brings extensive experience in the technology industry, having held key management positions for some of the world’s most high-profile technology companies, including Shopify Inc., Mitel Corporation, and Newbridge Networks. Mr. Jones is currently an active director on the board of Olo Inc. which is a public B2B SaaS company for the restaurant industry.
“As the Board transitions to a new Chair, I would like to thank Robin Abrams for her dedication and valuable contribution to the company in her role as Chair and as a director,” said Phil Brace, President and CEO of Sierra Wireless. “I look forward to working very closely with Russ in his new position as Chair, as well as the rest of the Board of Directors, as we focus on returning the company to profitable growth.”
About Sierra Wireless
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) is a world leading IoT solutions provider that combines devices, network services, and software to unlock value in the connected economy. Companies globally are adopting 4G, 5G, and LPWA solutions to improve operational efficiency, create better customer experiences, improve their business models, and create new revenue streams. Sierra Wireless works with its customers to develop the right industry-specific solution for their IoT deployments, whether this is an integrated solution to help connect edge devices to the cloud, a software/API service to manage processes with billions of connected assets, or a platform to extract real-time data to improve business decisions. With more than 25 years of cellular IoT experience, Sierra Wireless is the global partner customers trust to deliver them their next IoT solution. For more information, visit www.sierrawireless.com.
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