Anthony Petrello is the CEO, president and chairman of the board of Nabors and its subsidiary. He also serves as a director for Hilcorp Energy Company. He was employed by Nabors in the year 1991. This was after leaving Baker & McKenzie. He began working at Baker & McKenzie in the year 1979 and was appointed as a managing partner for the New York branch of this multinational law firm in the year 1986. He continued working here until the year 1991.
When Tony first joined Nabors, he was given the responsibilities of Chief Operations Officer. With over a decade of experience in the law industry along with his decorated education resume, Tony was truly destined for success. Anthony Petrello worked so hard, proving to the executives at Nabors that he was worthy of a promotion.
The year 2003 saw Tony appointed by the board of directors to serve as their deputy chairman. This was just the beginning of more great things to come. Eight years later he was promoted to lead the company as its president and CEO, roles that he diligently carried out and saw him get promoted again. In the year 2012, after the then chairman, Eugene Iseberg, resigned, it was Tony who was appointed to replace him. This added to the long list of responsibilities that he held in the company. So far, under his leadership, everything seems to be going on great. He has led the company to be an industrial leader within and beyond the US borders.
Tony ensures that Nabors steal the largest market share wherever the company goes. Today, Nabors owns nearly 900 offshore rigs, for various purposes. They also employ over 27,000 employees who feel more than privileged working for this industrial giant. Under the leadership of Tony, Nabors has been able to adequately cater for the oil and gas needs of the US. They have also expanded to serve an international market.
To most people, life is all about amassing wealth and living a good life. But to individuals like Tony, it is not enough if they are not contributing positively to a charitable course. Tony seats on the Trustees board of Texas’ Children Hospital. They contribute to the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute and they hope that the money raised can help in research and awareness programs for neurological disorders in children.
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