Anthony Petrello, a Globally Recognized Chief Executive Officer

Posted on June 17, 2017 By

Anthony Petrello is currently the chief executive officer and chairman of the board and executive committee of Nabors Industries Ltd. Nabors Industries is a geothermal and a drilling company, and it owns the largest land-based drilling rig fleet with both local and international markets. The company operates in United States, Africa, Middle East and the Far East. Since his entry into the company in 1991, Tony has had a significant impact on the enterprise.

 

Education Background

Tony Petrello boasts of a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University where he pursued a JD and graduated in 1979. He later did a master’s degree in mathematics from Yale University. Tony’s career began after his undergraduate when he joined Baker & Mackenzie Law Firm. He worked for the firm from 1979 to 1991 and then joined Nabors Industries. Before joining Nabors Industries, he served as the law firm’s managing partner.

 

Details About Petrello’s Career

Anthony Petrello joined Nabors Industries as chief operating officer and was later appointed as the company’s president. In 2003, he was named as the company’s deputy chairman and then became the CEO in 2011. He was then elected the director of the board a year later and learn more about Anthony.

In addition to his leadership roles at Nabors Industries, Tony also serves as the director of Stewart and Stevenson LLC. At one time he also acted as the director MediaOnDemand.com. He also serves as the director of Texas Children’s Hospital.

 

Philanthropic Actions

His appointment to Texas children’s hospital came after his involvement in the hospital due to a condition his daughter suffered. His daughter developed Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL), and they had to seek for help in the hospital.

Together with his wife, they were motivated to work with the hospital to ask for answers. Since then he has donated $5 million with a pledge of $7 million to fund the research initiatives for the condition and more information click here.

 

Lloyd‘s Article on Tony

Anthony Petrello’s college mate Lloyd Groove wrote an article about him, which he published in the Daily Beast. Lloyd wrote the article after he came across Tony’s name on the list of highest paid people in the world; the name looked familiar to him. In the article, Lloyd describes Tony’s character during their college life and Anthony’s lacrosse camp.

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