In 1992, he graduated from the Cherkasy State Pedagogical Institute majoring in Russian Language and Literature and, in 1995, obtained his Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Institute of Public Administration and Self-Governance at the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. In 1996, Mr Kucherenko took the Economy and Sociology course at the University of Manchester (the United Kingdom). Later he completed a PG course at the Academy for Public Administration under the Administration of the President of Ukraine, and in 2001, he defended his thesis on ‘Public Administration’. In 2018, Mr Kucherenko took the course ‘Leading and Building a Culture of Innovation’ at Harvard Business School (USA).
In 1997-2001, Aleksandr Kucherenko worked as a regional sales manager and later as a national training coach at UNILEVER. In 2001, he joined INBEV, where he rose from a national coach to the Training and Development Director for the Eastern European Region. In 2006-2009, he held the position of the Director of Training and Development Department at Raiffeisen Bank Aval, being responsible for the bank personnel’s training and development.
Mr Kucherenko joined DTEK in May 2009 as a Deputy HR Director and later was appointed the Acting HR Director. In May 2011, Mr Kucherenko was appointed the Head of DTEK’s HR Division. Since September 2018, he holds the position of Director of sustainable development at DTEK.
In 2017 and 2018, he was recognized as an HR person of Ukraine according to International Recruitment Portal HeadHunter Ukraine.