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

VANCOUVER, British Columbia

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 Europe.

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 www.sierrawireless.com.

Connect with Sierra Wireless on the IoT Blog at http://www.sierrawireless.com/iot-blog, on Twitter at @SierraWireless, on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/sierra-wireless and on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/SierraWireless.

“Sierra Wireless” is a trademark of Sierra Wireless. Other product or service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other things, plans and timing for the introduction or enhancement of our services and products, statements about future market conditions, supply conditions, channel and end customer demand conditions, revenues, gross margins, operating expenses, profits, and other expectations, intentions, and plans contained in this press release that are not historical fact. Our expectations regarding future revenues and earnings depend in part upon our ability to successfully develop, manufacture, and supply products that we do not produce today and that meet defined specifications. When used in this press release, the words "plan", "expect", "believe", and similar expressions generally identify forward-looking statements. These statements reflect our current expectations. They are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, changes in technology and changes in the wireless data communications market. In light of the many risks and uncertainties surrounding the wireless data communications market, you should understand that we cannot assure you that the forward-looking statements contained in this press release will be realized.

Kim Homeniuk
Sierra Wireless
Media Relations
phone: +1 604 233 8028
pr@sierrawireless.com

David Climie
Sierra Wireless
Investor Relations
phone: +1 604 231 1137
dclimie@sierrawireless.com

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