Andrey Krukov started his training and coaching career after 20 years in corporate business. As a trainer Andrey delivers leadership programs for mid-to upper level managers and executives. Among his clients are Russian and international companies from various fields: finance, production, oil, pharmaceutical, retail, and others. Andrey has a unique mixture of experience in corporate business (marketing and general management), sports (coaching youth football team) and training. He also works as a coach with his clients.
Andrey has a breadth of experience in marketing and general management. For 11 years Andrey has been a senior executive in several well-known pharmaceutical companies. He has been working across geographies, being located at various times in USA, Russia and Kazakhstan. For the final 5 years, before he switched to consulting, he was working in a general management function, being responsible for 100+ team and 100+ million USD business. As a general manager he spent vast amount of his time building strong leadership teams at his companies.
Andrey holds a Master Degree in Mathematics from Moscow State University, Department of Applied Mathematics and Cybernetics, graduated in 1994. He also completed and MBA program and holds an MBA degree from Fuqua Business School at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, USA in 2002. Andrey keeps supporting Duke University, serving as on a Russia Alumni Board and actively participating in interviewing of prospective students. His working languages are English and Russian. He is also certified in using Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Firo B and DISC.
Besides coaching in business, Andrey spends his free time coaching youth football. He is actively involved in Sports Leadership Program, a program designed to build young business through sports activities.