Phillip Obioha is the Chairman, Board of Directors of CWG Plc. Prior to his transition to this current position, he was the Non-Executive Director on the board and served as the Chairman of FARCOM for the company. He has played many key roles in the Organisation from inception, as he led the former Communications Division of Computer Warehouse Group (CWG) Plc to become the foremost provider of Wide Area, Metropolitan, and Local Area Networks to corporate organizations, which made remote banking possible in the Nigerian banking system. Today, the footprints of CWG Plc can be seen in every transaction made at bank locations and other platforms.
Phillip is a fellow of the Institute of Directors. He has more than 20 years of cognitive experience in the Information Technology industry. He was trained as an Electrical Engineer, with specialization in Digital Electronics at West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia in the 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), Navare, Spain.
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). He was conferred with the Titans of Tech award by Technology Africa in 2015
Other Board of Directors
Austin Okere, Founder of CWG Plc and the Ausso Leadership Academy, is an esteemed entrepreneur and mentor driving geometric growth for businesses and entrepreneurs. With an MBA from IESE Business School and roles as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Columbia Business School, New York, and Consultant to the Sustainable Development Goals - Africa Centre (SDGAC), Austin's impact reaches global proportions. His remarkable achievements, including recognition from the World Economic Forum, the Nigerian Computer Society, and other prestigious organizations, attest to his visionary leadership. CWG Plc, acknowledged as a 'Global Growth Company,' stands as a testament to his entrepreneurial prowess.Read full profile
Non-Executive Director (Chairman, Risk Management and Audit Committee)
Abiodun Fawunmi is a highly experienced technology expert who, in his professional career, has led multi-cultural professional teams to high levels of effectiveness in a variety of competitive industries and fast-paced environments.Read full profile
Non-Executive Director (Chairman, Remuneration and Nominations Committee)
Wale is a highly accomplished entrepreneur and investment banker, renowned for his expertise in Securities Trading, Asset Management, and Investment Banking Services. With a robust network of institutional and high net worth clients worldwide, he has established a remarkable track record. Wale's journey includes significant roles with Great Africa Trust Limited, Meristem Securities Limited, and ultimately founding Managing Director of Cordros Capital. His impressive academic credentials encompass an MBA from Business School Netherlands, enrollment at the Nigerian Law School as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court, and recognition as an Authorized Dealer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. As the Group Managing Director/CEO of Cordros Capital and the Chairman of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee (REMCO) at CWG Plc, Wale continues to demonstrate his exceptional leadership and business acumen.Read full profile
Non-Executive Director (Chairman, Finance and General-Purpose Committee)
Segun represents the Abraaj Group, a leading Private Equity Investor for global growth markets in his position on the Board of CWG Plc. He is a seasoned professional with experience spanning various fields including healthcare delivery, investment banking and private equity. Segun is a member of Abraaj’s investment team in Sub-Saharan Africa where, as Lead Health Specialist on the Africa Health Fund, he focuses on initiatives aimed at increasing access to affordable and good quality healthcare for mid to low income populations in Africa.Read full profile