|Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina|
April 1989 – 20 December 1990
|Preceded by||Nikola Filipović|
|Succeeded by||Alija Izetbegović|
Petrovo Vrelo, Glamoč, Vrbas Banate, Yugoslavia (now Bosnia and Herzegovina)
|Died||7 April 2013(aged 80)|
|Political party||Communist party of Bosnia and Herzegovina|
Obrad Piljak (Bosnian pronunciation: [ǒbraːt pǐːʎak]); 1933 – 7 April 2013) was a Bosnian politician and former Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, from April 1989 to December 1990. He was the last nominated (non-elected) member of the Communist party of Bosnia and Herzegovina to serve as Presidency chairman, before the first multi-party elections were held in 1990 and Alija Izetbegović replaced him in his post.
Obrad Piljak was born in 1933 in Petrovo Vrelo, Glamoč. He holds a Ph.D. degree in economics. When not in politics, he was involved with banking and worked at the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Piljak was on the Advisory Board of the Federal Banking Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He was also an associate professor at the Faculty of economics in the University of Sarajevo. Piljak died in 2013, aged 80.
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as Chairman of the Presidency of the Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Chairman of the Presidency of the Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
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