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Sierra Wireless Appoints Russell N. Jones to Board of Directors


Accomplished business and technology industry executive brings more
than 37 years of international operational and leadership experience

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSX:SW), the leading provider of fully
integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT),
today announced the appointment of Russell N. Jones, CPA, C.A., to the
company's Board of Directors. Mr. Jones, an accomplished business and
technology industry executive, brings more than 37 years of
international operational and leadership experience with leading
technology companies, including Canadian e-commerce leader Shopify,
Mitel Corporation, Newbridge Networks, Watchfire and Quake Technologies,
just to name a few. He replaces outgoing director Chuck Levine, who will
step down following the September Board of Directors meeting.

"Russ brings a wealth of high-caliber financial and operational
expertise that will be vital for Sierra Wireless as we continue to
enhance our bottom line and invest in key strategic initiatives to grow
our IoT leadership position in device-to-cloud solutions," said Kent
Thexton, interim president and CEO, Sierra Wireless. "We are very
pleased to have Russ join our board."

Mr. Jones was the CFO at Shopify from March 2011 to April 2018, taking
the company public in May 2015. Prior to Shopify, he spent three years
in Silicon Valley serving both BDNA Corporation and Xambala Incorporated
as their CFO. He held senior executive roles at several companies,
including Mitel Corporation, Newbridge Networks, Watchfire and Quake
Technologies. He also co-founded a CFO advisory firm focused on early
stage technology companies. Mr. Jones is a director of CPA Ontario and
sits on both its HR and Finance and Audit Committees. He holds a
Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) from Carleton University and an ICD.D

"This is a pivotal time to be joining Sierra Wireless as the company
accelerates its transformation and scales its integrated IoT solutions
business," said Mr. Jones. "I look forward to working with the entire
Sierra Wireless team to help advance the company's unique pure-play
position in the IoT ecosystem and accelerate growth of its recurring,
subscription-based IoT services."

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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