Amer Bukvic


Date of Birth: July, 1973 / Nationality Bosnian / Marital Status: Married (two children)
2014 – Ongoing Chairman of the “Dunia Malaya Dunia Islam” Secretariat in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Malaysian-Bosnian and Herzegovinian Cooperation Council
2014 – Ongoing Member of the Supervisory Board of International University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and
2013 – Ongoing Member of the Steering Committee of the Summit100 business leaders of Southeast
Summit100 designed to be the first annual high-level regional business-government
dialogue. Summit includes top business leaders sharing responsibility in creating vision
and defining competitive potential of the entire Southeast Europe. Amer Bukvić was
recognized for his entrepreneurship efforts and elected to the Steering Committee as key
leader for future economic and business cooperation in the region.
2012 – Ongoing Member of the Business Council, University of Sarajevo School of Economics and
Jan. 2012 – Ongoing Board Member, Advisory Board of IEDC – Bled School of Business, Slovenia
Nov. 2010 – Ongoing Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board, United Bank of Albania (UBA), Albania
2006 - Ongoing Vice Chairman, BBI Real Estate Company, Bosnia and Herzegovina
July 2006 - ongoing Chief Executive Officer, Bosna Bank International (BBI)
Since appointment as CEO in 2006 up until present moment in 2013, BBI had achieved
increase in profitability and after five consecutive years of suffering losses before 2006
recorded profit every year since 2006. During the tenure as CEO, BBI solidified its market
position in all segments of business and positioned itself among ten best performing banks
in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. During that period BBI assets increased by
almost 290%, financing portfolio rose by 471% and deposits increased by almost 250%.
From the loss-making entity in the past BBI has managed to position itself as the fastest
growing bank in the market and has been awarded ‘Super Brand Award’ for the best
image as a financial institution and ‘Best employer awards’. Its CEO, Mr. Amer Bukvic
was awarded as ‘Best Manager’ in banking industry of Bosnia and Herzegovina and
Southeast Europe and “Person of the Year 2010’ by Daily Magazine ‘SAN’.
April 2010 - ongoing Co-founder with Islamic Development Bank, Sarajevo Business Forum (SBF)
Initiated and launched the first Investment conference that gathers regional businessmen
and project owners with investors from around the world. SBF is now a leading platform
for investment in Southeast Europe.
August 2005 – July 2006 Part-time University lecturer at the International University of Sarajevo (IUS) Sarajevo,
B&H, Course Taught: Economics
December, 2004 – July, 2006 Deputy Director General of Bosna Bank International (BBI)