Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)

Date : 05/24/2019 @ 10:32PM
Source : Edgar (US Regulatory)
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Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)

UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE
COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549


FORM 6-K

Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the Month of May 2019

(Commission File.  No. 000-30718).

SIERRA WIRELESS, INC.
(Translation of registrant’s name in English)

13811 Wireless Way
Richmond, British Columbia, Canada V6V 3A4
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including area code: 604-231-1100

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F:

Form 20-F               40-F     

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):

Yes:               No:     

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):

Yes:               No:     


Sierra Wireless Announces Results of Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2019--Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) (“Sierra Wireless” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the results from its annual general meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”) held on May 23, 2019.

All of the seven nominees proposed by management for election to the Board of Directors at the Meeting and listed in the Company’s Management Information Circular dated April 15, 2019 were elected. The Directors will remain in office until the next annual meeting of shareholders, or until their successors are elected or appointed.

The results of the vote on the election of the Board of Directors are as follows:

Board of Directors

     

Votes in Favour

     

Votes Withheld

   
        Number of Votes     Percentage (%)       Number of Votes       Percentage (%)
Gregory D. Aasen       13,264,817     94.75%       734,311       5.25%
Robin A. Abrams       13,184,529     94.18%       814,597       5.82%
Paul G. Cataford       13,253,059     94.67%       746,068       5.33%
Joy Chik       13,326,951     95.20%       672,176       4.80%
Russell N. Jones       13,769,428     98.36%       229,698       1.64%
Thomas Sieber       13,750,859     98.23%       248,267       1.77%
Kent P. Thexton       13,660,833     97.58%       338,295       2.42%

The other items of business at the Meeting were to (i) appoint Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants, as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year and to authorize the directors to fix the remuneration of the auditors; and (ii) consider and, if deemed advisable, approve a resolution to accept the Company’s approach to executive compensation.

By resolution passed by a show of hands, Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants, were appointed as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year. Proxies received as of the close of business on May 21, 2019 with respect to the reappointment of Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants, were voted as follows: 26,615,656 common shares (representing 98.25% of the common shares voted), voted for, and 474,128 common shares (representing 1.75% of the common shares voted), withheld.


By resolution passed by a show of hands, the shareholders approved a resolution to accept the Company’s approach to executive compensation. Proxies received as of the close of business on May 21, 2019 were voted as follows: 13,021,662 common shares (representing 93.60% of the common shares voted), voted in favor, and 890,049 common shares (representing 6.40% of the common shares voted), voted against.

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 .

CONTACT:
Media Contact:
Kim Homeniuk
+1 (604) 233-8028
khomeniuk@sierrawireless.com

Investor Contact:
David Climie
+1 (604) 231-1137
dclimie@sierrawireless.com


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

Sierra Wireless, Inc.

 

 

 

By:

/s/ David G. McLennan

 

 

David G. McLennan, Chief Financial Officer and

Secretary

 

Date:

May 24, 2019

 

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