Crypto Mining Firm Argo Blockchain Hires Raghav Chopra as an Independent Non-Executive Director

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Crypto mining firm Argo Blockchain has appointed Raghav Chopra as an independent non-executive director.

Founded in 2017 and is based in London, Argo Blockchain operates as a mining as a service (MaaS) business that primarily focuses on the cryptocurrency market in the United Kingdom. It is mining Bitcoin Gold (BTG), Zcash (ZEC), ethereum (ETH) and Ethereum Classic (ETC) on behalf of subscribers who pay a monthly fee and get rewards in proportion to the selected package. In May 2018, Argo won approval to be listed on the LSE and launched its platform in June 2018.

Chopra is a digital assets and technology investor with over 15 years of experience in these sectors. He was most recently a Portfolio Manager for AllianceBernstein LP, and has a decade of experience in managing a significant and wide range of technology investments at leading hedge funds. Prior to that, Chopra was an Associate in private equity at The Carlyle Group and an Analyst in investment banking at Goldman Sachs & Co. He also serves on the Board of the Harvard Club of New York City Foundation and is a member of the Economic Club of New York.

“After an extensive selection process, we are delighted to welcome Raghav to the board as an independent director. Raghav brings a wealth of experience within the capital markets and financial technology sectors, and specific insight that will be invaluable as Argo looks to continue to progress as a global leader in cryptocurrency mining.” said Peter Wall, Chief Executive of Argo and interim Chairman.