James Beer Joins Hut 8 Mining as SVP of Operations


Hut 8 Mining Corp. (Nasdaq: HUT) (TSX: HUT) (“Hut 8” or “the Company”), one of North America’s largest, innovation-focused digital asset mining pioneers, supporting open and decentralized systems since 2018, is pleased to announce the appointment of James Beer to the new role of Senior Vice President, Operations, effective February 22, 2022. Mr. Beer joins Hut 8’s growing and diverse leadership team under the direction of CEO Jaime Leverton to support scaling and expansion of the Company’s diversified operations.

Mr. Beer brings more than 20 years of leadership experience within service provider organizations serving mission critical facilities operations, colocation, site design and construction, network architecture, security, and managed services.

“We are delighted to bring James on board Hut 8’s executive leadership team to help create incremental value as we continue to scale and diversify,” said Jaime Leverton, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. “James brings with him an expertise and track record aligned to our vision for Hut 8 and will be instrumental in driving growth and innovation as he oversees our data center operations.”

Over the last two decades, James has participated in multiple merger and acquisition transactions focused on integration, building growth engines, and value creation.

“I look forward to being a part of Hut 8 and to building on the Company’s incredible innovation and momentum within the traditional data center and managed services realms,” said Mr. Beer. “As industry becomes increasingly digitized, it’s exciting to be working at the cutting-edge of high performance computing technologies being developed for the next generation.”

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