Ifeoma Regina Nwahiri (Barr.)


BARR. (MRS.) IFEOMA NWAHIRI joined the Board of Directors of Cutix Plc in 2016 as a Non-Executive Director.  She is a graduate of Imo State University, Owerri with an LLB in 2003, and went to Nigerian Law School, Abuja in 2003.

She is the Principal Partner, Laud Chambers from 2007 to date.  Barr (Mrs) Nwahiri is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.  She was a Director of Cutix Plc from 2005 to 2011.  She was the Managing Director, Soul Mill Limited from 2010 to 2014.

She was appointed as a Non-Executive Director, Adswitch Plc from 2011 to 2013.  She was re-appointed to the Board in October 2016.

Ijeoma Agnes Oduonye (Mrs. )

Chief executive Officer

Mrs. Ijeoma Agnes Oduonye was appointed to the Board of Directors of Cutix Plc in October 2018 and she took over the position of the Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective November 1, 2018. She was the head of the Administration Department of Cutix Plc from 2006 to 2011. She worked as the Company Secretary from 2011 – 2018 before she took over the position of CEO in 2018. She is an Associate Member, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria. She graduated from the Federal Polytechnic Oko, with HND in Secretarial Studies in 1995. She attended the Advanced Management Program at Lagos Business School and Chief Executive Program at IESE Business School, Spain in 2018. Mrs. Oduonye got her Post Graduate Diploma and Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu University in 2019 and 2021 respectively.  She is currently the Vice President (Finance) and Chairman, Electrical/Electronic sectoral group of Nnewi Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NCCIMA) and Manufacturers’ Association of Nigeria (MAN) respectively.



Prince Orizu Charles Obianaefo is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK with a Diploma, International Commercial Arbitration. He obtained an L.L.M from the University of Jos, a B.L. (HONS) in Law from Nigerian Law School, Abuja. He also obtained L.L.B. (HONS) from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka and M.PA. /B.A. (History) with the University of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife respectively. Prince worked with Orji Nwafor Orizu and Associates as an associate from 2000 – 2003. To date, he serves as a principal partner of Obi Orizu and Co., Chairman, Orizu Petroleum Limited, Chairman at Royal Falls Park and Resort Limited, Apple pages Network Limited and President of Igwe Nnewi Arbitration Panel. He is also a Principal Secretary to the Igwe of Nnewi. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), a Fellow and member of Governing Board, an Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators. He is also a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management, Nigerian Bar Association, Pan African Lawyer Union, and International Bar Association. He is a haul harris fellow of Rotary International, Member of Board of Trustees, Penticost University, member, organizing committee, NBA Annual General Conference, 2014. He is an honorary old student, Hope Waddle Training Institute, Calabar, a Patron, Nnewi Sports Club, Nnewi and Charter President, Rotary Club of Nnewi Urban. As a form of service to humanity, the Prince renovated a five-room classroom block at Nnewi High School, four classrooms at Nnewichi Central School, a four-room classroom block at Edoji Primary School, Uruagu, Eight rooms U-Shaped classroom block at St. Michael Church, Iyaba Umudim, Nnewi. He built and donated two new hostels and a dining hall at Nigerian Science and Technical College, a new school clinic at Hope Waddle College, Calabar, Cross River State, a modern school gate and paved entrance at Nnewi High School, Nnewi, a brand new three-bedroom bungalow to a widow. He awards annual scholarship at Obiofia Community Primary School and St. Christopher’s Primary School, Nnewi. Prince Orizu has obtained the following awards; Community Service Award by Rotary Club of Nnewi, Award of Excellence by FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Merit Award (Honorary Old Student) by Old students Association, Hope Waddle College, Calabar, Award of Honour (Dike Umu Okolobia) by Nnofor Youth Forum, Special Award of Excellence by St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church.

Chidozie Nsoedo (DR.)


CHIDOZIE NSOEDO joined the Board of Directors of the Company in October 2018 as a Non-Executive Director. He is a graduate of London Southbank university, UK with B.Eng. in Chemical Engineering with First Class Honours in 2001. He also holds PhD in Health Informatics, from the University of Manchester, UK in 2010.

Dr. Nsoedo is an alumnus of the famous University of Hull, UK and University of Portsmouth, UK respectively. Dr Nsoedo was a part-time lecturer, Department of Creative Technologies, University of Portsmouth between 2004 and 2005.

He also worked as E-learning and Web Services Manager, Queen Mary University, London UK in 2010. He is a member of the UK Higher Education Academy. He is a Director in First Systems Refinished Limited and Samhays Limited.



Mr. Ifeanyi Uzodike did his university and post graduate education at Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, U.S.A., where he obtained a BSc in Accounting in 1984 and an MBA in 1988.

He worked in 1979 & 1980 with EN-Project (Nig.) Ltd a Consulting Engineering Firm and her sister company Pacific Engineering Ltd, which were into design and construction of residential and industrial buildings. For his one-year NYSC he worked with the Chartered Accounting firm of Nnamdi Oyeka & Co. in Lagos.

He worked with United Jersey Bank in New Jersey, from 1989 to 1991 and was responsible for posting and reconciliation in the Accounts Unit of the Bankcard Department. He joined CUTIX PLC as a Manager in 1991 and rose steadily to General Manager in 2004. Mr. Uzodike has worked and undergone training attachment in several departments including Audit, Administration, Human Resources, Marketing and Manufacturing. He attended courses organized by Lagos Business School on making a Board Effective, Supply Chain Management and Interpersonal Skills. Ifeanyi was the Chief Executive Officer of Cutix Plc from November 1, 2008, to October 31, 2018 when he retired at the end of his second tenure.

Mr. Uzodike is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Principal owner of Gmart Limited, Nnewi (owners of Gmart Stores), which is a modern retail supermarket.

Mr. Uzodike was the President of the Cable Manufacturers Association of Nigerian (CAMAN) ten years and was also a Council member of the Anambra/Enugu/Ebonyi State branch of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN). He was a member of the National Council of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria and a member of the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) Committee. Mr. Uzodike was the President of Nnewi Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture from July 2018-May 2021. He is a past President of Nnewi Sports Club and a member of the Rotary Club of Nnewi. He is married with children.



Mrs. Ezeasor is a graduate of University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus with B.Sc. in Accountancy in 2004. She obtained her Master’s degree in both Business Banking and Business Administration Finance from University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus in 2008.  She obtained Master of Science (M.Sc.) Development Studies from the same University in 2011 and is currently pursuing her Doctor of Philosophy at University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus.  

Mrs. Ezeasor is a member of the following associations – Nigerian Environmental Society, Academy of International Business, International Academy of African Business and Development, International Society for Market and Development and Think Tank South East Economic Summit Group.  She was also a Council Member, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (Anambra, Enugu & Ebonyi State branch) and Secretary, Enugu Shippers Association. She has vast experience in strategic development communications, public speaking, training, research design and development, data tracking advocacy, project coordination and supervision. She has several published and unpublished papers for conferences and has participated in conference special panel sessions.



Mr. Okonkwo is a 1981 HND Marketing graduate of the Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu.  He also obtained a HND in Accountancy from the Federal Polytechnic Oko in 1997.  He joined Adtec Ltd in 1982 as a project management staff to study amongst others the manufacture of electrical wires and cables as the cables division which later became Cutix Plc and electrical switchgears as the switchgear division which became Adswitch Plc.  As a foundation staff of Cutix Plc, he worked in various Senior Management positions while growing with the Company. He rose to the position of General Manager before retiring in 1999.

He worked with Keywest Properties Ltd, a firm engaged in contract and property management as the General Manager from 2001 to 2003 before joining Ponsel Nig. Ltd, an engineering company, in 2004 as the General Manager till date. He is an associate member of both the Nigerian Marketing Association and the Nigerian Institute of Management.  Mr. Okonkwo is a member of IMT Alumni Association and member, Finance Committee, Games Village Residents Association, Abuja branch.  He is also a member of Nnewi Sports Club.  Mr. Okonkwo joined the Board of Cutix Plc as a Non-Executive Director on October 31, 2014.  He was a member of the Risk Management Committee of the Board of the Company.  He was also a member of the Governance, Nomination & Compensation (GNC) Committee and subsequently the Chairman of the Committee before his retirement in 2017.  Mr. Okonkwo made valuable contributions during the period he sat on the Board of the Company.

Matthias Umego (Engr.)


SIR MATTHIAS AGHARA UMEGO joined the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director in October 2018.  He is a registered COREN member of Mechanical Engineering Technologist.  He graduated from the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu with HND in Mechanical Engineering in 1981.

He joined Premier Breweries Plc in 1982 and worked as the Assistant Mechanical Engineer.  Sir Umego joined Cutix Plc in 1985 and worked in the following capacities – Head, Manufacturing/Maintenance department; District Sales Manager (North); Product Manager; Wire Processing Manager; Chief Operating Officer (Technical Services); Head, Armoured Cable Project Team; Project Manager Cutix Plc and retired as a General Manager in the Company in 2008.

He is a two-time Statutory Audit Committee member of Cutix Plc.  Sir Umego is the Managing Director of Majoy Ltd from 2008 till date.



Mr. Olushekun is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and Institute of Directors (IoD).  He is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and the Nigerian Institute of Management. He is an Authorised Dealing Clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and NASD Plc and registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission.  He holds HND in Accountancy from Yaba College of Technology as well as MBA in Marketing from the University of Lagos.  He is an Alumnus of the Advanced Management Program of IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain as well as IOD Independent Directorship Certification Programme.  He has also participated in Executive and Professional Development programmes at Harvard Business School, Boston, INSEAD Business School, Fontainebleau France, Lagos Business School and New York Institute of Finance.

Mr. Olushekun is a past president and chairman of the Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers.  He has served on the National Council of the Nigerian Stock Exchange as well as on the Board of its subsidiary, NSE Consult Ltd.  He has also served on the Board of Central Securities Clearing Systems Plc. HE is currently serving on the Boards of NASD Plc, Unity Registrars Ltd, Co-Link Investment Management Ltd and Applied Logic Ltd.  Mr. Olushekun was a member of the Business Support Group of the Nigerian Vision 20:2020 as well as the Federal Government Capital Market Resuscitation Committee.  He recently served as the Chairman of Capital Market Literacy Master Plan Committee and is currently a member of the Capital Market Implementation Council of the Securities & Exchange Commission, the Nigerian Green Bond Advisory Group and Chairman of the Nigerian Stock Exchange Investigation Panel. He has attended several local and international courses on Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Investments, Banking and Finance. He has also made presentations at several seminars, workshops and investment for a in Nigeria, USA, UK, Ireland and Canada. He is happily married with four children