The Chief Operating Officer, Computer Warehouse Group Plc, Mr. Phillip Obioha has been inducted as a fellow of the Institute of Directors Nigeria (IoD) after his nomination was approved by the Executive Management and Governing Council of the institute.
The Institute of Directors Nigeria (IoD Nigeria) is a Professional Institute that attends to the developmental needs of directors both in public and private sectors as well as business leaders in Nigeria. The
institute seeks to promote directors, develops corporate governance, enhances the economy for business development, provides services to her members and represents the views of its members at the continental level as one of the members of Africa Corporate Governance Network. It boasts of a membership base that consists of more than 90 per cent of the directors of companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
The fellowship status is conferred annually by IoD on a few deserving members who have been members of the Institute for a minimum of 10 years, with unblemished character and a minimum of 10 years Directorship experience in a reputable organization.
According to the President of the council, Mrs. Eniola Fadayomi, “Obioha nomination is on the heels of his notable contribution to the growth of CWG Plc becoming the leading Pan-African ICT firm and the Nigerian economy, and his meritorious service to the institute”.
Mr. Obioha has more than 20 years of cognitive experience in the information technology industry, as an Electrical Engineer, with specialization in digital electronics at West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia in USA.
However, his mastery of financial engineering raises the bar in the realm of business finance. He also holds an MBA from the International Graduate School of Management (IESE), Navara, Spain, as well as several
information technology product certifications. He is also a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineer (IEEE, USA), Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG, corporate) and the Nigerian Computer Society (NCS).