KEVIN UWANUAKKWA OBIERI
Chief Sir Kevin U. Obieri is the MANAGING PARTNER ICH-DIEN GROUP OF FIRMS. He graduated from the University of Calabar, Nigeria in 1983 where he won the Nation Merit Award of the Federal Ministry of Education and a scholarship for academic excellence in 1980. He is a Fellow of Institute of Chartered
Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and also holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Benin, Nigeria, and another Master Degree in Accounting from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.
He trained and worked for KPMG- Peat Marwick Ani Ogunde & Co., presently KPMG Audit (Chartered Accountants) for over six years. KPMG Audit is an international firm that provided accounting, auditing, taxation, secretarial and management consultancy services to its clients that cover all aspects of business endeavour. The firm used to the oldest and biggest accounting and business consultancy firm in Nigeria and one of the big five in the world before it was dissolved sometime in the 1990s for reasons best known to the Partners many of who joined Akintola Williams Deloitte & Co. (Chartered Accountants) as the overseas franchise owners transferred the practice right of the dissolved firm in Nigeria to Nigeria staff of former or defunct Arthur Anderson & Co. to form the present KPMG Professional Services in Nigeria.
Chief Sir Obieri is a Chartered Accountant, Member of Nigeria Institute of Management, Fellow of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Member Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria, Fellow and Council Member in charge of Economic Policy & Strategy, and presently the Vice President in charge of finance, Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, member Abuja Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines & Agriculture, and Grand Patron to Nigeria Association of Accountancy Students, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, and Federal Polytechnic Oko, all in Anambra State, Nigeria. He is married with children.
His career progression and experience after leaving KPMG –Peat Marwick Ani Ogunde & Co. include services rendered to Superbru Limited Ugheli as Financial Accountant, Bolingo Holdings Limited Onitsha as Group Chief Accountant, Presco Industries Plc Benin City as Management Accountant, Basic Plastic Industries Limited Aba as General Manager, ICH-DIEN: Consultants, ICH-DIEN: Audit (Formerly Uwanuakwa Obieri & Co.) and ICH-DIEN: Tax Consultants as Founder and Managing Partner.
While in KPMG-Peat Marwick Ani Ogunde & Co., Chief Obieri took part in the annual audits and consultancy services rendered to blue chip companies, banks, insurance companies, oil companies, government and government agencies and parastatals, multi-national organizations and numerous local companies that make up the clients of the reputed firm in Nigeria both as team assistant and team leader.
These companies and organizations maintain well funded pension scheme for their staff and they include the following among others.
- Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria
- Trustfund Pensions Plc
- Anambra State Government
- Rhema Bible Training Centre
- Summit Bible Church
- Network Of University Legal Aid Institution
- Union Bank of Nigeria Plc.
- United Bank for Africa Plc.
- First Bank of Nigeria Plc.
- Allied Bank of Nigeria Plc.
- Nigeria Industrial Development Company.
- Shell Petroleum Development Company.
- Elf Nigeria Limited.
- Monier Construction Co. Nigeria Ltd (MCC), Port-Harcourt.
- General Cotton Mills Limited Onitsha.
- John Holt Nigeria Plc.
- P.Z. Industries Nigeria Plc.
- Michelin Nigeria Limited.
- Nigeria Breweries Plc.
- Nigeria Caterers & Supermarket Ltd. P.H. & Warri.
- NNPC Refining Company Eleme, Port-Harcourt & Warri.
- Combined Martime Agencies Limited, Port-Harcourt.
- Brossette Nigeria Limited, Port-Harcourt.
- A.C.M. Nigeria Limited, Port-Harcourt.
- Air Liquide Nigeria Limited, Port-Harcourt.
- Ogbemudia Farms Limited (A Div. Of John Holt Plc).
- Jimaj Energy Services Limited
- Lakel Afrik Petroleum Ltd
Chief Obieri also provided and continues to provide professional advisory and documentation services to the promoters of many Community Banks, Insurance Companies, Private Companies, Organizations and Associations, Government Agencies and Parastatals that make up the ever growing clients of ICH-DIEN: Audit, ICH-DIEN: Consultants and ICH-DIEN: Tax in Nigeria.
Chief Obieri is well travelled, articulate and highly exposed with excellent personality. He is the Managing Partner of our firms. He holds the Chieftaincy title of Agujiegbe, Ogaranya gburu odu na Akokwa his home town, and he is a member of Knight of St. Mulumba in the Catholic Diocese of Orlu, Nigeria.