Sierra Wireless Appoints President & CEO

Sierra Wireless announced its board of directors has appointed Phil Brace as its new president & CEO, effective July 26. Current President & CEO Kent Thexton will stay on at until August 13 to complete the transition.

Brace has an extensive technology background and was most recently executive vice president at Veritas Technologies. His previous executive roles include president of Seagate Technology’s Cloud Systems and Electronic Solutions, executive vice president at LSI Corporation, and general manager at Intel Corporation. Brace holds a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science from the University of Waterloo and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from California State University, Sacramento.

Sierra Wireless is a leading IoT solutions provider that combines devices, network services and software to unlock value in the connected economy. Companies globally are adopting 4G, 5G, and LPWA solutions to improve operational efficiency, create better customer experiences, improve their business models and create new revenue streams. Sierra Wireless works with its customers to develop the right industry-specific solution for their IoT deployments.

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