Anthony Petrello: A leader in his industry

Anthony G. Petrello, also known as Tony, is a powerhouse of energy. His career has spanned several decades and he has also served on various boards of organizations and charities for as many years. At 61, Petrello is still full of energy and earns about $15,372,429 per year in compensation.

Nabors Industries Ltd.

Nabors Industries Ltd. is a leader in the field of land-based drilling rig fleets and offshore platforms.

Anthony “Tony” Petrello has been on the Board of Directors at Nabors Industries Ltd., since 1991. He first served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of the company from 1991 to October 2011, and since then has been the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He has also served as the Deputy Chairman of the board and on the Executive Committee since 2012. Petrello provides direction to the nearly 30,000 employees of the company to enable them to change, grow, and prosper in a very competitive environment.

Accomplished Leader

Anthony Petrello is a very accomplished leader. Not only does he head up Nabors Industries Ltd., he serves as a director on the boards of both Stewart & Stevenson LLC and the Hilcorp Energy Company. Click here to know more.

Daughter’s Illness

Anthony Petrello’s daughter, Carina, was born with periventricular leukomalacia (PVL). This propelled him and his wife, Cynthia, to join the Board of Trustees of the Texas Children’s Hospital. They now advocate for more research and clinical programs to help address the needs of children with neurological disorders, similar to their own child’s illness.

Before joining the leadership team at Nabors Industries Ltd., Petrello worked as an attorney at the law firm of Baker & McKenzie from 1979 to 1991. His practice focused on areas of law such as corporate law, taxation, and international arbitration. He also served as a managing partner of the firm’s New York office from 1986 until his resignation in 1991 when he joined Nabors Industries Ltd.

A graduate of Harvard Law School, Petrello holds both a bachelor and a master’s degree in mathematics from Yale University.

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