, a long-time fund executive at BlackRock
, left the firm
Friday last week, according to an industry source. We're hearing that
is looking for a new president and Baffico might just be the guy.
Claymore's president, Christian Magoon
, left at the end of last year, a few months
after Claymore was purchased by Guggenheim Partners
Baffico could not be reached for comment. A Claymore representative was not immediately able to comment. A BlackRock spokesperson declined to comment.
Baffico spent 10 years at BlackRock, most recently in the role of managing director of closed-end fund distribution. BlackRock has not replaced him at this time, according to a company insider.
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