Castle Rock, CO, June 01, 2022 (World NEWSWIRE) — Riot Blockchain, Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT) (“Riot,” “Riot Blockchain” or “the Company”), an business leader in Bitcoin (“BTC”) mining and web hosting, nowadays announced that, right after a twenty 12 months tenure with the Organization, Jeff McGonegal will retire from his situation as Chief Fiscal Officer (“CFO”) and transfer into a new purpose as Senior Advisor to Riot as of August 15th, 2022. Colin Yee, presently Head of Corporate & Economic Functions, has been chosen by the Company’s Board of Administrators to thrive Mr. McGonegal as CFO as of August 15th 2022, in accordance with Riot’s succession scheduling approach.
Mr. McGonegal is expected to stay used by the Company by the term of his employment agreement ending February 7, 2023 to assure a easy transition. At the conclusion of his employment expression, Mr. McGonegal and Riot anticipate to enter into a consulting arrangement in which he will carry on supporting the Company’s strategic expansion and operations.
Mr. Yee joined Riot as Head of Company & Money Operations in April 2022. He is at this time liable for the in general coordination and scalability of the Company’s corporate and economical functions, including danger management, information and facts technologies, human methods and money arranging. Mr. Yee is an experienced company spouse and staff builder, possessing successfully developed businesses by doing work collaboratively to apply key processes, reporting resources and interior controls.
Prior to becoming a member of Riot, Mr. Yee was the CFO of a mid-industry personal fairness firm specializing in renewable strength and infrastructure, the CFO of a publicly traded actual estate corporation in Canada, and most lately, the COO and CFO of a family members business with managing pursuits in corporations concentrated on construction and geothermal devices. He is a Chartered Specialist Accountant and retains Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the College of Calgary.
Riot also declared that Ryan Werner, formerly Vice President, Finance, has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Main Accounting Officer of the Enterprise. Mr. Werner is a profession economic expert, serving in leadership positions at UDR Inc., a S&P 500 multifamily real estate expenditure believe in, and in the audit observe of Ernst and Youthful, specializing in publicly traded corporations. He is a Certified Public Accountant and retains a Grasp of Accounting & Facts Units degree and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Company Administration diploma, equally from the College of Kansas.
“Jeff McGonegal is our longest-serving employee and has contributed significantly to the Corporation over the many years,” explained Jason Les, CEO of Riot. “He has served as a mentor to our full executive crew, and has been a important element of our transformative expansion. We are pleased that he will stay a Senior Advisor to the Business to be certain a easy and orderly transition, and keep on to be a aspect of our group. We are also delighted that Riot’s present-day operational momentum will proceed unabated as Colin Yee techniques in as our new CFO to enable the Company realize and exceed its strategic ambitions.”
About Riot Blockchain, Inc.
Riot Blockchain (NASDAQ: RIOT) focuses on mining Bitcoin, and by Whinstone, its subsidiary, hosting Bitcoin mining tools for institutional clients. The Enterprise is expanding and upgrading its mining operations via industrial-scale infrastructure improvement and most up-to-date-era miner procurement. By Riot’s subsidiary ESS Metron, the Enterprise engineers and companies electrical equipment methods for Bitcoin mining and other industries. The Company’s headquarters is in Castle Rock, Colorado, the Whinstone Facility operates in Rockdale, Texas and the Growth is in Corsicana, Texas. Riot also has mining equipment running in upstate New York beneath a co-locale web hosting agreement with Coinmint, LLC. For much more facts, pay a visit to www.RiotBlockchain.com.
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