Tony Petrello is a well-known American businessman. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Nabors Industries Limited. Tony has held the position since 28th October 2011. Tony has been working with Nabors Industries for many years under different capacities. Before being promoted to be the Chief Executive Officer, he had been the president of the company since 1991. He also served as a chief operating officer a position he held since 1991 until October 2011.
Nabors Industries offers services dealing in oil drilling. It is one of the largest drilling companies in the world with branches in many countries. The company has seen tremendous growth under the leadership of Petrello.
Other work experiences
Apart from working with the Nabors Industries, Antony had also worked with other notable companies. He is a law graduate and therefore he worked with Barker & McKenzie law firm between 1979 and 1991. He was the managing partner of the firm between 1986 and 1991 and was based in New York. He has also been the director of Texas Children’s Home. He also once worked as the director of Steward and Stevenson law firm from 2003 to 2011.
The education background of the chief executive officer of the Nabors Industries remains unclear. For instance, the information about the high school he attended remains unknown. About his university education, Tony is a graduate from two being universities. He attended Yale University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree. He also attended the same university where he acquired his master’s degree in mathematics. Tony is also a law graduate from the prestigious Harvard School of Law.
Tony Petrello and community work
Tony has been in the forefront in the community-related activities. In times of crisis and other disasters, Tony has always lent a helping hand. The Harvard Law school graduate believes in services to humanity.
A clear example of his exemplary service was during the recent disaster that hit Houston. Houston was hit by a hurricane that left many people death and property destroyed. It left many people homeless. Tony led hundreds of employees from Nabors Industries to offer relief services to the affected families. The company under the directive of their CEO contributed a whopping $173, 662.
Tony has also contributed greatly to other community projects. He and his wife Cynthia have donated in any occasion. They once contributed $7 million to Texas Children’s Home. He has also donated hefty sums in many other times, including to the education sector. He is a great believer in social responsibility and charitable donations and philanthropist.
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