Sierra Wireless CEO retiring

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), the provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced that Jason Cohenour will retire from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer and will be stepping down as a Director of the company, the company said.

Kent Thexton, Chair of Sierra´s board of directors, has been named Interim Chief Executive Officer and the Board has initiated a search for a new CEO.

Cohenour will continue to serve as an advisor to Thexton and the company until June 30. In addition, Greg Aasen, a Sierra Wireless director since 1997, has been named Lead Independent Director of the Board.

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