Oleksandr entered office in May 2006.
In 1991, he started working as a history teacher.
From April 2003, Mr Cherkasov was FC Shakhtar Senior Executive Assistant and Secretary of the Club Supervisory Board.
In 1992, Oleksandr graduated with honours from the Donetsk State University History Faculty, earning a degree in History and History Teaching.
Medal for Excellent Work and Valour (2009)
Honorary plaque from the Football Federation of Ukraine - Medal for Merit (2011)
Medal for Merit from the Ukrainian Football Association (2020)