Argentine, Baruc has a degree in Economics from Bard College and a Master's degree in International Economics and Finance from Brandeis University (United States).
He has more than 23 years of experience in the financial sector, 10 years working for Itaú Group and since November 1, 2020 he presides the operation in Colombia.
Before his designation in Itaú Colombia, he served as Investment Banking Director of Itaú BBA for Latin America, based in New York, a position from which he led the regional Investment Banking team with a wide range of products and services, including: mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and capital markets (ECM, DCM).
At Itaú BBA he also coordinated the structuring of important financing and international bond operations such as the issuance of Latin American sovereigns for the governments of Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay and Colombia, the latter for 2.5 billion dollars, carried out on June 1, 2020.
Previously, he was Managing Director of Itaú BBA, responsible for International Fixed Income, in which he was responsible for coordinating the origination and structuring of credit for Latin America.
In the financial sector, he was also part of organizations such as Marathon Asset Management, Deutsche Bank, ABN AMRO and ING Barings, always in positions linked to the wholesale world, investment banking and investments in Latin America.