Company Management and Operations

List of Officers/Directors

  1. Chairman of the Board - Atty. Paulino C. Petralba
  2. President & Chief Executive Officer - Francisco Recto C. Patron
  3. Treasurer and Director - Jaime J. Martirez
  4. Vice President, Managing Director & Corporate Secretary - Edgardo W. Valenzuela
  5. Director - Vicente G. Ramos

 Chairman of the Board - Atty. Paulino C. Petralba

  • He was born on September 13,1948 in Lal-lo, Cagayan, Philippines.
  • He graduated magna cum laude at the University of Santo Tomas for his A.B. degree in 1969.
  • He took graduate studies in Mass Communications at the Ateneo de Manila University in 1971.
  • A graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Law – Class 73, he practice areas are administrative law, foreign investments, corporate law, taxation, Trademarks, Patents, business counseling, and real property.
  • He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1974 and has been practicing Law since 1974.  
  • He is presently the Managing Partner at the Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon & San Jose Law Office.

President & Chief Executive Officer - Francisco Recto C. Patron

  • 1983 Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Adamson University. He was recently recognized and awarded as one of the top 75 Alumni from among 80,000 graduates since the school was founded in 1932.
  • His initial career was in the field of Hotel operations, sales and marketing where he held various positions and represented the country in various international trade shows overseas for 18 years.
  • Prior to joining XCT, he worked as President and CEO of Alliance Technologies Corp., one of the largest systems integrators that have set-up and maintained 200+ Lucent/ Avaya enterprise grade PBX systems and contact center solutions in the Philippines.
  • Beginning 2001, he joined a pioneering team together with then DTI Secretary Mar Roxas and Sec. Gregory Domingo to promote the country in U.S.A. and Europe as a Contact Center and BPO destination which today has translated to 200,000 + seats.

Treasurer and Director - Jaime J. Martirez

  • He established a professional career of more than 26 years and has acquired and developed professional expertise in the field of Investment Banking.
  • His experiences involved equities, underwriting, loan syndication, private placement of securities, private equity investments, venture capital financing, financial advisory services, mergers and acquisitions, privatization, securities trading, and stock brokerage.
  • He co-founded a Philippine-based investment house in partnership with one of the largest television network in the country in 1994.
  • He is currently the President and CEO of Majalco Finance & Investments Inc., a Manila-based finance company.
  • He also holds various executive & director's positions at: Unicapital Inc., a full service investment bank; Unicapital Securities Inc., a stock brokerage member of the Philippine Stock Exchange; Unoventure Inc., a PEZA registered enterprise facilities provider; Majalco Inc., a real estate holding company; Malayan Savings Bank, a Manila based thrift bank; CCC Insurance Corp., a non-life insurance company; and HMR PTY Ltd., an asset management company with operations in the USA, Australia, and the Philippines.

Vice President, Managing Director & Corporate Secretary - Edgardo W. Valenzuela

  • He had his initial schooling in Tuguegarao, Cagayan, finished his collegiate studies at the University of the East with a degree in Business Administration, an MBA candidate at the De La Salle University.
  • He had special studies at the AIM (expedited MBA Program), and took various training and seminars in Information Technology, Information Security, and Information Management subjects.
  • Over 30 years of work experiences in ICT and, currently, is the Vice President for Special Projects at TIM Corporation
  • Held various Senior Management Positions at Smartmatic TIM Corporation for the 2010 Automated National and Local Elections Project of COMELEC; Safeway Philtech, a BPO Company; Citigroup in charge Technology Infrastructure for the Philippines and Guam; San Miguel Corp covering all its Food Division Companies' Quality and Technology functions; Management Information Services at Johnson & Johnson Philippines, Coca-Cola Bottlers Philippines, and Coca-Cola de Mexico; and, IT Consultant for the Supreme Court for its Judiciary Reform Program supported by the World Bank, IT and Quality Assurance Projects for various Banks, and a Government IT Contractor Project for PAGIBIG.

Director - Vicente G. Ramos

  • He is a Chemical Engineer from Mapua Institute of Technology with Post Graduate Studies at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM).
  • At AIM, he took various Programs in Regional Development Management, Entrepreneurial Leadership (ELBA) including various seminars/training, local and overseas, in the field of engineering and finance.
  • He is presently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Industrial Inspection International, Inc. with over forty years involvement in Quality Assurance in the field of quality and design engineering of various industrial plants.
  • His past experiences involved being the President of Legaspi Condominium Corporation, Pat Lt. Governor for the International Lions Club, Supreme Chancellor of The Knights of Rizal, and Treasurer of the Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals (BCBP) – Alabang Chapter.