Armando Senra

Armando Senra

Head of iShares Americas, BlackRock

Armando Senra, Managing Director, is Head of iShares Americas. He is a member of BlackRock's Global Operating Committee, EII's Management Committee, Americas Executive Committee, and chairs the iShares Americas Executive Committee.


Prior to his current role, Armando was the Head of Latin America and Iberia, responsible for all business activities in markets across the region. Mr. Senra's service with BlackRock dates back to 1994, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. He has held several leadership roles in New York, London and Spain and has lead teams located in Europe, Asia, the U.S., and Latin America.  His past roles within the company have included Head of Institutional and Wealth Business Latin America & Iberia, Country Head of Iberia, Head of MLIM's International Global Wealth Management Business, and Director of MLIM's Private Investor Business.


Mr. Senra serves on the Board of Directors of Americas Society / Council of the Americas and 100 Women in Finance.

  • Navigating the market turmoil

    Apr 6, 2020 | By Armando Senra
    Understanding ETF trading volumes, real-time pricing and bid/ask spreads in volatile markets.
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  • Clarity through classification: ESG investing and ETFs

    Feb 11, 2020 | By Armando Senra
    Learn what’s behind the transition and why ESG ETFs are at the forefront of the shift to sustainable investing.
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  • Why all the fuss about fixed income ETFs?

    Dec 16, 2019 | By Armando Senra
    Fixed income ETF assets have increased eight-fold since 2008 and passed $1 trillion globally this past June. Read full report about fixed income ETFs.
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