Born in 1970.
In 1993 he graduated from Urals Polytechnic Institute named after S. M. Kirov with the degree in economy and management in metallurgy.
His latest position was the Head in the Bureau of Economy and Finance.
In the period from 1993 to 1995 he worked at various positions at Nizhnetagilsky Metallurgical Plant named after v. I. Lenin.
Since 1995 until 1997 he was Deputy Chief Executive Officer for economy and finance Nikoremstroy OAO (NTMP OAO’s subsidiary).
From 1997 to 1998 he was Executive Officer of Nikoremstroy OAO.
In the period between 1998 and 2003 he was Deputy Head of Economy Department at Nizhnetagilsky Metallurgical Plant OAO. Later he took up the position of the Head of Economy Department at NTMP OAO.
In 2002 he had his post-graduate education in the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation with the degree in general management. PhD in Economy.
He was employed Director for economy and finance at Nizhnetagilsky Metallurgical Plant (NTMP) of Evrazholding Company OOO from 2003 until 2005.
From 2005 to 2006 Mr. Korzhov was Director for the Economy and Planning Office Mechel OAO.
Since July 2008 to April 2009 he had the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer for economy and finance of Mechel Management Company OOO.
From April 2009 to October 2011 he was Mechel’s Vice President in charge of business planning and analysis.
Previously, Oleg Korzhov was Mechel's Senior Vice President for Economics and Management from October 2011 to December 2013.
Oleg Korzhov has been holding the position of Mechel's Chief Executive Officer since January 2014.