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Sierra Wireless Appoints Jim Ryan Senior Vice President, Strategic Partner Growth

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Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSX:SW), the leading provider of fully
integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT),
today announced that Jim Ryan has been appointed Senior Vice President,
Strategic Partner Growth, effective immediately. Mr. Ryan has more than
20 years of senior leadership experience in global telecoms and
technology, including with large operators in the U.S. and Europe. Mr.
Ryan will report directly to Kent Thexton, President and CEO.

“Jim brings strong experience building businesses within large carriers
and early stage IoT environments,” said Mr. Thexton. “His focus on
acquiring, aligning and maximizing the impact of our strategic
partnerships in the Cloud, Analytics and System Integrator ecosystem is
essential to delivering industry-leading IoT solutions.”

Mr. Ryan joins Sierra Wireless from Zipit Wireless, where he served as
Vice President of IoT Products and Partnerships since 2017. Prior to
that, he spent a decade helping numerous start-up and early stage SaaS
companies capitalize on mobile ecosystem growth opportunities and held
senior leadership positions with AT&T and Sprint in the U.S. and O2 in

Mr. Ryan earned his MBA from Indiana University and an undergraduate
degree in Political Science and Economics from Binghamton University.

About Sierra Wireless

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSX:SW) is an IoT pioneer, empowering
businesses and industries to transform and thrive in the connected
economy. Customers Start with Sierra because we offer a device-to-cloud
solution, comprised of embedded and networking solutions seamlessly
integrated with our secure cloud and connectivity services. OEMs and
enterprises worldwide rely on our expertise in delivering fully
integrated solutions to reduce complexity, turn data into intelligence
and get their connected products and services to market faster. Sierra
Wireless has more than 1,300 employees globally and operates R&D centers
in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit

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