Vjekoslav Bevanda

Vjekoslav Bevanda ( born May 13, 1956 in Mostar, SFR Yugoslavia, now Bosnia and Herzegovina ) is a Bosnian - Herzegovinian politicians with Croatian ethnicity. Former Bank Manager, Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of the party Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina (HDZ BiH). He is Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina and President of the Council of Ministers.


Vjekoslav Bevanda, was born in Mostar, Herzegovina, where he also attended school. After completion of the high school in 1975 he studied at the Faculty of Economics in his hometown. His studies concluded bevanda in January 1979 with an emphasis in finance from.

Between 1979 and 1989 bevanda was employed by the aerospace and defense contractor in Soko Mostar, where he worked as an investment manager and the finance department headed. In 1990, he joined APRO bank in Mostar, where he took care to 1993 the factoring area and rose to become deputy head of the bank. Then bevanda was 1993-1999 Board member EUROSPED Group Zagreb and director of the Bank Homes Northern Adriatic Trieste, northern Adriatic Vienna. After running from 2000 to 2001, the Euro centar Split, bevanda was between 2001 and 2007 Director of Commerce and CBS Bank in Sarajevo and Mostar led the branch of the NLB Group.

His political career began bevanda in 2007 when he was appointed Minister of Finance of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the deputy prime minister, he was also, until 2010. 2010, the top official of the Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina (HDZ BiH) was chosen as a representative to parliament.

After the elections in October 2010 prevented conflicts among the leading Bosniak, Serb and Croat parties to form a government. Only after almost 15 months in which, inter alia, the International Monetary Fund and the European Union had suspended its loan payments, the six major parties the three ethnic groups end of December 2011 reached agreement on a new government. If the agreement does not come before 1 January 2012, about, all payments should have been set by the state budget. As a new prime minister Dragan Covic nominated, leader of the HDZ BiH, Vjekoslav Bevanda, which was eventually appointed by the State Presidency Bakir Izetbegovic with Nebojša Radmanović and Željko Komšić. Bevanda was the first Bosnian Croat since 2001, who took over the general government affairs. As future priorities of the new government, he cited the economy and the EU approximation process in the country.

On January 12, 2012 bevanda Parliament elected the new prime minister. 31 of the 36 deputies present voted for him, two against him, three abstentions. For the Government of formation him a monthly time was given. On February 9, 2012 Bevandas new government was appointed by the general government Bosnian parliament. 26 deputies voted for them, seven against it, one abstained. The six major parties the three ethnic groups (in addition Bevandas HDZ and the HDZ1990 the SDP, SDA, SNSD and SDS) were divided among each other, the nine ministries - the Bosniaks were the ministries of Foreign Affairs, security, transport and defense, the Serb party, the Ministries of trade, finance and civil affairs un the Croats, the Justice Department and the Ministry of Human Rights.