Anthony Petrello is the senior principal of Nabors Industries Limited. He is a passionate philanthropist and one of the most highly paid chief executive officers in the United States. Petrello is skilled in management, business litigation, and leadership. In his teenage years, Petrello received a scholarship to study at a local public high school. After his graduation, he joined Yale University where he studied and graduated with a degree in mathematics. Petrello is a holder of J.D degree from internationally acclaimed Harvard University. He is math’s guru and a former protégé of Prof Serge Lang, a legendary mathematician.
Anthony Petrello’s corporate works
Petrello secured a junior-level position at Nabors Industries in 1991. After a short stint and demonstrating his leadership capability, he became chief operating officer of the company. When the company’s board realized his potential, he was appointed the president of Nabors Industries in 1992. In 2003, Petrello elected as the deputy chairperson. In 2011, Anthony Petrello was appointed the CEO of the firm.
Before joining Nabors Industries, Petrello held a senior management position at Baker & McKenzie, a law firm situated in New York. His areas of specialty were in taxation, corporate law, and arbitration. Petrello also served as the Director of the prestigious Stewart & Stevenson, LLC. This company manufactures and supplies specialized oil drilling equipment’s to Nabors Industries.
Petrello role at Nabors Industries
Having served as a senior staff of Nabors Industries for over two decades, the success of this firm lies in Petrello’s leadership skills and ability to encourage teamwork among other employees. In the early 90’s, he helped stabilize the company after an economic recession. Around 1995, Petrello was the company’s president and enabled the firm to increase its income levels by $49 million. He was also in charge of the transaction that led to the selling of Nabors’ vessel Sea Mar Fleet.
Anthony Petrello supports the Texas Children Hospital
Petrello has been serving on the board of trustees for Texas Children Hospital. He and his wife, Cynthia, began these charitable activities upon realizing that there existed few facilities conducting research on neurological disorders. The couple had struggled to identify a well-equipped facility that could offer proper treatment for their young daughter who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. This couple has since dedicated their time and resources to the course of supporting research on neurological complications. In early 2016, they hosted a fundraising event to raise funds for financing clinical and research programs that tackle neurological disorders.