Tony Petrello or Anthony G. Petrello has been juggling between corporate and philanthropic responsibilities for a long while and he has done great in it.
He is responsible for operating Nabors Industries as its Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer. Also, he provides direction to Hilcorp Energy Company as well as Stewart & Stevenson LLC as a Director. While these positions demand intense attention and dedication, Tony still manages time for his philanthropic initiatives as well.
Tony has been working with Nabors Industries since 1991, and from the very beginning, he played a crucial role in its immense growth and success over the years. As a competent executive with expertise in law, administration, strategic planning and execution, Tony has made a remarkable contribution to Nabors Industries. Under his guidance and leadership, Nabors Industries have become one of the biggest contractors in natural gas, oil, and geothermal drilling sector. The company has more than 26000 employees, and its annual revenue is measured in billions. With massive operations both at home and abroad, Tony has been leading Nabors Industries to a new peak of success. The share price of Nabors Industries hiked by 180% last year, and this was a direct result of contributions from Tony Petrello.
Throughout his career at Nabors Industries, Tony has been a consistent player while making remarkable contributions on his leadership to this company. He joined here in 1991 as a Member of its Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Board. Later on, Tony was appointed as the Deputy Chairman of Nabors Industries in 2003 for his extraordinary contributions and operational expertise as well as strategic directions. In 2011, Tony assumed the position of President and CEO of Nabors Industries and eventually in 2012, he became the Chairman, President, and CEO and took over complete responsibility for this company when Eugene Iseberg resigned.
Before joining Nabors Industries, Tony worked in Baker and Mackenzie for more than 15 years. He started his career in this law firm in 1979 and served here till 1991. He also became the Managing Partner of this firm in 1986. He has a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School as well as a Master and Bachelor Degree from Yale University.
Tony is an active advocate for neurological research, and he has been raising funds for research and clinical programs aimed at children with the neurological disorder. He has donated $5 million to Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Center at Texas Children Hospital, and he also serves as a Member of Board of Trustees in this that hospital.