Mr. Anthony G. Petrello (Tony) is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Nabors Industries Ltd, one of the largest drilling firms in the United States of America. Nabors Industries which started as Anglo Energy in the year 1968 is an oil field company that specializes in oil, natural gas, and geothermal drilling. In the roughly 500 drilling rigs in 25 countries, Nabors has recorded the highest turnover with the most efficient drilling software.
Anthony Petrello a Newark native has a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, a Masters in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Science from Yale University. Mr. Petrello worked at Baker& Mackenzie as the managing partner from 1986 whereby he specialized in corporate taxing and international arbitration. Upon resignation from the firm in 1991, Tony Petrello joined the Nabors Industries as the Chief Operating Officer and in the same year got an election into the Board of Directors. Additionally, he acceded to the Executive Committee of the Board and later became the Company’s, Deputy Chairman and his Twitter.
In 2012, he succeeded Eugene Isenberg and became the CEO, President, and Chairman of the Executive Committee. In 2013 he was named as the highest paid CEO earning a total compensation of $68.2 million in the 2012 financial year and what Anthony knows.
Tony Petrello is married to Cynthia Petrello, and together they have an eight-year-old daughter Carena. Young Carena was born at 24 weeks with a weight of 20 ounces with a condition called Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL). The brain disease leads to lack of enough oxygen and adequate blood flow hence decay of the white matter in the brain more information click here.
The Petrello family engaged in an international search targeting research firms dealing with pediatric issues and identified the Texas Children’s Hospital. Tony Petrello donated five million dollars to the research for neurological complications in 2006. The hospital has since taken care of Young Carena and through her parents support; the Texas Children’s Hospital helps other children with developmental conditions.