Sierra Wireless board of directors appoints President & CEO Chair

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSX:SW), the provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced that Kent Thexton has been appointed to the position of President & Chief Executive Officer of the company, the company said.

Thexton has been serving as interim President & CEO since May 31st, 2018 and will assume the permanent role on November 1, 2018.

In addition, Robin Abrams, who has served on the company´s board since 2010, has been appointed by the board of directors to be the new Chair replacing Thexton who joined the board in March 2005 and has served as Chair since February 2016. Thexton will continue to serve as a director on the company´s board.

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