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Argo Blockchain strengthens the Board of Directors with new appointments

By Joy Dumasia

August 09, 2021

  • Argo
  • Europe

Argo Blockchain, a global leader in sustainable blockchain infrastructure and cryptocurrency mining, announced Colleen Sullivan, Maria Perrella, and Sarah Gow as Independent Non-Executive Directors and Alex Appleton as an Executive Director.

Colleen Sullivan is currently the Chief Executive Officer of CMT Digital, a division of CMT Group, specializing in crypto-asset trading and blockchain technology investments. Colleen brings many years of experience as an attorney in private practice, both at Sidley Austin LLP and as a co-founder and Managing Member of Sullivan Wolf Kailus LLC. Colleen holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of St. Francis and a Juris Doctor from the DePaul University of Law.

Maria Perrella most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of MDA, a Canadian-based international space mission partner, and the previous twelve years at ATS, a TSX-listed automation company with over 4,500 employees across six countries. Maria holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from York University and is a Chartered Public Accountant in Ontario, Canada.

Sarah Gow has over 19 years of experience in the banking industry, including over 11 years at Citigroup Asset Management. She served as a Director of Global Operations in New York and the Head of Operations in London. Sarah also worked at HSBC Global Asset Management for two years as a Project Manager. She was also a founding partner of a UK-based asset management company, TrinityCapM Ltd.

Alex Appleton has served as the Company’s Finance Director since September 2020 and, in line with his increasing responsibilities and valuable contributions to the Company, has been appointed as an Executive Director.

Peter Wall, Chief Executive of Argo, said: “After an extensive selection process, we are delighted to welcome Colleen, Maria, and Sarah to the board as independent directors. Each brings a wealth of experience within the cryptocurrency, technology, and finance sectors and specific insight that will be invaluable as Argo looks to continue to progress as a global leader in cryptocurrency mining.”

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