Argo Blockchain, a London-listed mining company, appoints Peter Wall as CEO

According to Proactive Investors, Argo Blockchain, a London-listed mining company, named Peter Wall, one of the co-founders and former vice president of operations, as its new chief executive officer (CEO). Argo Blockchain also said that Gil Penchina, a non-executive director, stepped down on January 1 and was replaced by Ian Macleod, a former secretary of Canadian social networking service Teligence. In addition, Argo Blockchain added 3,616 Bitmain Antminer T17 mining machines, which will be put into use next Friday. The new mining machine will increase the company's mining capacity by 75%.