Anthony Petrello commonly known as Tony by friends and family is an experienced executive in the energy sector, serving as the CEO of the Nabors Industries. This is the largest oil drilling fleet in America, and in several international markets. He has a long history at the Nabors having served at different, such as Chief Operating Officer in 1991, Deputy Chairman in 2003, among other positions. In addition to his service in the energy sector, Petrello sits as the director of the Hilcorp Energy Company.
Under his leadership, Petrello has enabled the Nabors industries to provide directional drilling services, and innovative technologies to other drilling companies in the world. This has greatly contributed to the rise of the company’s share price to 180%.The company also acquired a tremendous portfolio ,diverse culture, and a multi- talented workforce. Through appreciating this workforce in accordance to work ethics, Nabors workers follow in the steps of their leader Petrello, by setting an excellent operational transformation in the industry.
The rise in the managerial ranks is an indication that Petrello is committed to his work, and that is why he is excelling. Moreover, it’s an indication that must be educated, for him to lead such a performing and popular company. Indeed, this is right as he holds a Juris Doctor from the Harvard Law School, and a Master’s degree in mathematics from Yale. This laid a platform for his first job in law firms, like the Baker and McKenzie, before his resignation in 1991.Most people would wonder how and why he diverted his career. This is because of his multifaceted nature and also his background in corporate taxes, at the Baker and McKenzie firms that has further influenced his current position.
Growing up from a humble family and rising to be among the highest paid CEO in America, shows how Petrello gives it all in his endeavors. His background also explains why he gives it all when serving the community through donations. Petrello is a philanthropist associated with research institutes, such as the Texas Children’s hospital. This donation fund the research at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Institute, to help children with periventricular leukomalacia.