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 1991–1996, 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 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 August 2014, he is responsible for HR management at DTEK.
In 2013 and 2014, he topped the rating of the best HR managers of Ukraine according to Investgazeta and delo.ua.