Vjekoslav Bevanda

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Vjekoslav Bevanda
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Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina
In office
12 January 2012 – 11 February 2015
President Željko Komšić
Bakir Izetbegović
Nebojša Radmanović
Željko Komšić
Bakir Izetbegović
Mladen Ivanić
Preceded by Nikola Špirić
Succeeded by Denis Zvizdić
Personal details
Born (1956-05-13) 13 May 1956 (age 58)
Mostar, Yugoslavia
(now Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Political party Croatian Democratic Union
Alma mater University of Mostar
Religion Roman Catholicism

Vjekoslav Bevanda (pronounced [ʋjêkoslaʋ běʋaːnda]; born 13 May 1956) is a Bosnian Croat politician and was the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina from 12 January 2012 to 11 February 2015. He is a member of the Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina.[1]

After he attended primary and high school in Mostar, Bevanda graduated from the Faculty of Economy at the University of Mostar in 1979.[2]

Between 1979 and 1989 he worked for the aircraft builder "SOKO" in Mostar. From 1990 to 1993 he worked for the "APRO" bank, also in Mostar. From 2000 until 2001 he worked for the "Euro Center" in Split, and from 2001 to 2007 as a director of the "Commerce Bank" located in Sarajevo.[2]

Bevanda was Minister of Finance of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina from March 2007 until March 2011. At the same time he was Vice President of the Federal Government. Before that he did various legislative duties for the Federation.[2]


  1. ^ "Vjekoslav Bevanda To Be Named Bosnian PM". Balkan Insight. 11 December 2011. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Vjekoslav Bevanda" (in Bosnian). CIN. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nikola Špirić
Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Succeeded by
Denis Zvizdić