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Thierry ARYS RUIZ is the Executive Chairman, CEO and Founder of AgAu AG, a technology and commodity trading firm based in Zug, Switzerland. Thierry is an expert in commodity trading and risk management having worked for major trading houses, consulting and financial institutions in Switzerland. Mr. Arys Ruiz holds a SIX Swiss Exchange Trader License, CISI Level 4 Diploma in Investment Advice and graduated in 2009 from NEOMA Business School in France and Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Mexico with a BS degree in International Business Administration.

Mr.Arys is driven by free-market and civil libertarian principles. He is usually involved in conferences about economics, monetary policy and new technologies such as artificial intelligence, IOT, distributed ledger technologies and blockchain among others… Thierry is a Mensa member and a venture-philanthropist.


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Managing Director: Joe Thierry Arys Ruiz


Zurich, Switzerland