Dod was born in Moscow in 1973. He graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute (the University of Aerospace Technology), “MAI,” with a degree in “The economics and management of engineering enterprises” in 1995. He holds a ph.D. in economics. He has been awarded an honorary diploma from the CIS Electric Power Council. He has also been awarded the title ‘Honoured Power Industry Worker’ and ‘Honoured CIS Power Industry Worker’ as well as receiving other state awards.

Dod will take over the Chairman role from Acting Chairman Vasily Zubakin, who will continue his work as a Member of the Management Board.

At the meeting, five top-managers from JSC Inter RAO UE” were also elected to RusHydro’s Management Board: Alzhanov Rakhmetullu Shanshievich, Gorev Evgeny Evgenyevich, Mantrov Mikhail Alekseevich, Rizhinashvili George Ilyich and Sharov Yuriy Vladimirovich.