Tony Petrello has a unique and surprising story. From a humble upbringing, growing up in a middle-class community in Newark, New Jersey, to managing the most prominent land-based drilling organization, assisting in raising hundreds of millions of funds for international neurological disease research.
Anthony G. Petrello, also known as Tony Petrello, is the prevailing Chief Executive Officer and the President of Nabors Industries Limited. He is the Convener of the Panel and Executive trustees of Nabors Industries established in Hamilton, Bermuda. Nabors Industries as of now is the world’s biggest geothermal and gas drilling company. Its operations extend from United States, Middle East as well as the Far East and Africa. Petrello plays a significant part in the improvement of Nabors Industries which began as Anglo Energy Limited in 1968.
Tony Petrello is an alumnus of Yale University and as well as Harvard University. He gained his Juris Doctorate from the Harvard School of Law while he obtained his BS together with Master’s Degree in Mathematics at Yale University. Tony’s professional trip started in 1070 after joining a law firm called Baker & McKenzie. He became a Managing Partner of the New York branch of the firm in 1986 to 1991.
After leaving Baker & McKenzie, Tony Petrello stepped in as the Chief Operating Officer of Nabors Industries in 1991. He was later promoted to be the Deputy Chair in Nabors Industries in 2003 maintaining this position up to June 2011, when he was made the CEO of the company. He works as the Chairperson of the Board of Nabors Industries from 2011 and since February the same year the Director of Stewart & Stevenson, LLC. He also became the Director of MediaOnDemand.com as well as the present Director of Texas Children’s Hospital. His total calculated compensation is $27,512,939 for FY 2015 where he got $1,580,077 as salary, $16,863,656 as stock, $7,727,000 as bonus, as well as $1,342,206 as various types of compensations.
Tony Petrello fills in as an Executive of Stewart and Stevenson LLC together with Hilcorp Energy Company. Mr. Petrello donated $7million to Texas Children’s Hospital following the troubled childhood that his daughter, Carina, went through. In turn, the hospital used the money to build a pediatric neurological complex. He is also a part of the members of the Board of Trustees for the Texas Children’s Hospital and advocates for research and clinical projects to confront the requirements of young ones with neurologic disorders.