Getting To Know Anthony (Tony) Petrello
When it comes to the drilling of oil and gas, Nabor Industries have proven to the masters of this art. To be the company they are, Nabor Industries have surrounded themselves with the best management. Among the people leading the Nabor Industries is Anthony (Tony) Petrello and he serves as the president, chairman of the board and as the chief executive officer of the company.
He is currently based in Houston, Texas and he lives with his wife and his daughter. His parents are of Italian descent, and he was raised in a middle-class family. He, however, beat the odds and has become one of the best-paid CEO of modern times.
Tony has been with Nabors Board since the year 1991 where he has held different positions. Some other positions that he has held with this firm include the president and chief operating officer, a position he took in the year 1991 up to 2011. He has been the deputy chairman since the year 2003. For the position of president and chief executive officer, he was appointed in the year 2011. He then became the chairman of the board one year later. Tony has worked with other companies prior to joining Nabor Industries.
But what are some of his major roles with Nabor Industries? Well, some of his major roles include the provision of strategic planning initiative with the firm as well as the provision of direction. This, in the long run, helps the company adapt and at the same time become dynamic in these hard economic. Before he started working with Nabor Industries, Tony used to work with the Baker and McKenzie Law Firm. He was with this law firm for 11 years, and his main responsibilities included taxation, international arbitration, and corporate law. He has also held the position of managing partner at the same firm but with their New York office. He held this position from 1986 to 1991 when he resigned to join Nabor Industries.
His experience coupled with a good educational background makes him the top CEO he is. He is a graduate of Harvard School of Law and Yale University where he specialized in Mathematics. Other than business, Tony is also involved in some philanthropic works. For instance, he serves as board member of the Texas Children Hospital. Tony Petrello helps with the research of neurological disorders concerning little children. Tony also serves on the board of Stewart and Stevenson Company as well as Hilcorp Energy Company.