Management Staff

    • Corporate Governance Structure

VOIX Networks Limited was created initially as a sole proprietorship, owned and operated by Emeka Onyeama. It was later incorporated as a Limited Liability Company (LLC), to include a board, top and middle management staff, who work in synergy to achieve the company’s set goals and objectives.

The Management Team is made up of young, dynamic professionals ready to learn in the constantly changing digital world.

 

1.Engr. Emeka Onyeama MD/CEO

He is a versatile and astute technocrat. Emeka Onyeama is Voix Networks’ founder, majority shareholder and Chief Executive Officer. Emeka is a telecommunications engineer by training and widely regarded as one of Nigeria’s most experienced players in West Africa’s Telecommunications Industry. Having launched Voix in the VoIP market in 2001, the company fast became one of the industry leaders before Emeka identified the huge potential for a fixed-line network and the lack of credible existing operators. Emeka manages all aspects of the company from its head office in Abuja.

 

Engr. Onyeama is an international mind with global relationships in over 35 countries with government and corporate leaders. Above all, he is a recognized professional with solid background not only in telecommunications and information systems but also in oil and gas, commodities and financial markets.

Engr. Emeka Onyeama is currently the Chairman, Umem Integrated Services Limited (Nigeria), Chairman, NiCom Communications Limited (Nigeria), Chairman, NiCom Communications Inc (USA), and Chairman, Eastern Oil & Gas Limited (Nigeria).

He is a member/fellow of the following bodies:

        • Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE)
        • Fellow Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria (FICA).
        • Member, Nigeria Computer Society (MNCS)
        • Member, Compute Professionals of Nigeria (MCPN)
        • Associate Member, Nigeria Institute of Management (AMNIM)
        • Member, Council for the Regulation of Engineers in Nigeria (COREN)

 

Under his vision, over 1,000 jobs have been created in all these companies bringing in over $22m into the Nigerian economy. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Enugu State University (ESUT). Back-up with varied local and offshore technical experience in telecommunication. He is happily married.

2.  ABOLADE ADEEYINWO  CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER
Mr. Adeeyinwo has a BSC (Hons) Degree in Computer Science (1997) and Masters of Science Degree (M.Sc) in Economics (2000) from the University of Ibadan. He began his Telecommunication career with GTE Lagos in 2000, a role that included installation and commissioning of NORTEL DMS switches and led to his active involvement with the team that  up 16 exchanges by 2004. Mr. Adeeyinwo was appointed Chief Technical Officer of GTE in 2006 from which position He joined Multilinks Telkom where he worked for over 17 months as Specialist Network Controller. He joined Voix Networks Limited in 2009.

3.  EMMANUEL CHUKUEMEKA OSSAI CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Mr. Ossai has a B.Sc Degree in Management Studies and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Jos. He also obtained another Master Degree in Entrepreneurship from the University of Surrey, U.K and is presently undergoing an MPHIL/PHD with the University of Surrey.

He is a chartered Accountant with distinguished exposure to telecommunications. He has worked in various organisations including the Nigerian Telecommunications (NITEL) where he worked from 1990 to 2007. Whilst with NITEL, he held various positions including General Manager (Financial Accounting), General Manger (Investment and Treasury).

Mr. Ossai is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Sales Management (FNISM) and a Member of The Chartered Institute of Taxation (ACTI)

 

4. Udo Awa Head Business Development/Marketing

Mr. Awa has a B.Sc Degree in Banking/Finance from the University of Calabar and Masters in Business Administration from the Bayero University, Kano. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. He was the Regional head e-payments in Access Bank Abuja before moving to head the credit/marketing unit as a relationship manager. He has over 16 years banking experience.

 

5. ISMAILA, HAKEEM OLATUNJI (B.Sc, M.Sc) -  Head Admin/HR

Mr. Ismaila has a B.Sc Degree in Computer Science and a Masters Degree in Computer Science respectively from the University of Lagos.  He also obtained another Executive Education at Harvard Business School, Boston United States of America.

He has over Eighteen (18) years experience in Banking Operations and Management out of which seven (7) years is at EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT level.

6. OMOZUSI ONYEAMA (Mrs.) - customer service/INT’L Control
Mrs. Onyeama is a Computer Engineer with a vast working experience in the finance industry and the public sector. She holds B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Enugu State University (ESUT) and a Foundation Certificate from Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL). She also possesses a Manager’s Certificate for the same course in view.

Mrs. Onyeama is a former executive (Operations) for a subsidiary of BGL Securities limited and a former General Manager for VOIX Café a subsidiary of VOIX Networks Limited.

7. ENGR. CHIDI ALAOMA Msc,  HEAD INFORMATION tech. (IT)

Mr. Penkov is an enthusiastic and dedicated professional with extensive experience in all areas of internet solutions. He is highly proficient in the knowledge of Windows 9x/Me/2000/XP/2003 Server, Linux, Networking, Database, Mail (Potifx), Web (Apache), Wireless Security & Design.

He has worked as a Network Administrator at ISP Interbild Ltd, ISP Lan Ultra.net, ISP Aria-bg.net, ISP Mnet.bg all in Bulgaira. He has also worked at a Management level at Sysmaster Corporation, Louis Cruise Lines, Eneconsult, Naba Invest, Bynet Bulgaria, and Varna Service Group as Co-owner, General Wireless Manager or Head of Network Administration.

Mr. Penkov has a very robust career with experience in various projects; such as Vivatel for 2G and 3G traffic aggregation, Transtelecom for Session Border Control, BTC for Wireless Networking, Neterra for Nortel 10G devices, VIP Telecom (Macedonia) for Rad Optimux Multiplexer.

 

8. NIKOLAEV GEORGI PLAMENOV HEAD BILLING/SYSMASTER
 
Mr. Nikolaev is a Senior Support Specialist at SysMaster working as a full-time consultant at VOIX Networks. He worked at a host of IT firms internationally including, Intel Soft, Trader Net, Eckerd’s Outer Banks (USA), etc.

He is a Graduate of Technical University Varna, Bulgaria with a Degree in Communications Techniques and Technologies. He also possesses technical skills in Windows, LAN, WAN, WI-FI, Linux, TCP/IP, ICMP, UDP, SDP, SIP, H323, VOIP Solutions, MYSQL and SYBASE Administrator.

9.  Barr. Charles C. Asugha “ EXTERNAL SOLICITOR/ADVOCATE

Barr. Charles Chukwuma Asugha has an LL.B (Hons) from the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) from 1975 – 1979 and BL from 1979 to 1980. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1980.

He is an experienced legal practitioner and a principal partner of Charles C. Asugha & Co, (Solicitors & Advocates), a legal firm situated at No.30, Mbari Street, Owerri, Imo State and a branch office at No. 81, Teju-ojo Street, Surulere, Lagos.

He is a Member, Nigeria Bar Association 1980, Member, Nkwerre Country Club, Nkwerre, Imo State.  He is happily married with five (5) Children.

 

10.  ORIYOMI ONADEKO -   LEGAL Officer/SECRETARY

Ms. Oriyomi has an LL.B from the University of Ado Ekiti. A member of the Nigerian Bar Association. She began her legal experience with Awokoya & Awokoya & Co. She delivers her duties with such dexterity.

CarrIer servICes grouP InC.
Based in ohio, usA, carrier services Group Inc. (csG) is a global provider of central office, transmission and data equipment for the telecommunications industry. csG specializes in ef&i managed disposal of asset recovery for Tier 1, 2, 3 and rural carriers. csG appraises and resells telecom equipment ranging from simple circuit packs to complete switch sites.

When the management of Voix were investigating hardware suppliers for the set-up of the network, they were introduced to ceo and founder of csG, Lee Hartman. Lee, seeing the growth potential of an independent fixed-line operator in West Africa, reached an agreement with Voix for csG to provide ongoing hardware and vendor support services to Voix in return for equity in the business.

These services include:
Provision of all hardware requirements at heavily discounted prices
Vendor support
US hub for origination and termination of international traffic.

 

Quality is our trademark… throughout

 

VOIX Networks Limited is determined to be a major consulting company as well as supplier of communications and IT hardware, software and interface systems. High precision and reliability of products and services are the key objectives of our corporate philosophy.

We and our technical partners strive to satisfy the specification benchmarks of ISO 9000 series, IMO’s GMDSS, ITU, FCC NMEA, and IEEE.

Global reach… but local touch

Our uniqueness is the trilateral solution strategy. We involve all: our customers and systems manufacturer. It is our principle to thoroughly understand the specific needs of our customers and device cost effective solutions.

We make the highest demands not only on products we sell but also of our workforce. We do everything possible to develop and reinforce their skills.

And our commitment does not end at handing over the equipment – out customers can rely on our support throughout the life of the equipment.

Our Mission

Voix Networks Limited was established to provide services within the regulatory frame work under the Nigerian Communication Commission. The company also provides customized and general services.

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