The History of Tony Petrello, the CEO of Nabors Industries
since the year 2011, Anthony G. Petrello, who is popularly known as Tony Petrello, has been serving as the president, the CEO and the chairman of the board of directors of Nabors Industries Ltd. Nabors Industries Ltd is geothermal, oil, and Gas Company, which is headquartered in Houston, TX. The company has over five hundred rigs operational in more than twenty countries.
As for Mr. Petrello, he is also the director of Hilcorp Energy Company and Stewart & Stevenson LLC which is a Manufacturing company, based in Houston, Texas. Before Mr. Petrello could rise in rank to his current position, he had served at different companies in various positions. He started his career at Baker & McKenziea, which is a law firm, where he was serving as a Managing Partner of the New York Office from 1987 to 1991 and as a director of MediaOnDemand.com and Texas Children Hospital.
From 1992 to-date, Mr. Petrello has held the president position and as well serves as the CEO of the Nabors Industries. Under Petrello’s leadership at Nabors Industries Ltd, he was ranked as the highest paid CEO in the year 2013. However, Mr. Petrello was not the top paid in the following year due to the falling in oil revenues in the world’s markets.
During his youth years, Mr. Anthony G. Petrello well knew there is no shortcut for success, so he spent much of his time and efforts on formal education. He graduated with a BSc degree as a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, and a Master of Science in Mathematics from the University of Yale. His outstanding performance at college earned him a lot of recognition. According to Lloyd Grove, his college roommate, he described him a dazzling Math whiz and an outspoken person.
Tony Petrello started his family with Cynthia Carrafa, his college girlfriend, a soap opera actor, and producer. Their daughter Carena, who was born prematurely, was later diagnosed with periventricular leukomalacia at a tender age. Ever since Tony Petrello together with his wife has donated over 5 million dollars to fund a neurological research that may help treat their daughter’s and other children’s conditions.
it is clear that the achievements of Tony Petrello did not come as a result of mere luck but its a pure case of a man who had set out to prove to the world his capabilities as a business executive.