CEO of Nabords Industries Tony Petrello is currently one of the highest-paid executives in the United States. His rise to the top has been a dynamic and incredibly successful one. Prior to this, he served as the company’s President and Chief Operating officer for a staggering 20 years, from 1991 to 2011, and simultaneously worked at the Deputy Chairman of the board in 2003 and more information click here.
Nastors Industries is the global leader in providing oil and gas drilling equipment to some of the market’s top drilling facilities. It works with companies in 20 countries around the world and is known as a true innovator in the industry and also offers a team of highly skilled workers to ensure success.
In addition to his roles at Nabors, Tony Petrello utilized his wealth of knowledge in the area of leadership to serve in a strategic planning role. Through this role, he guides the company’s direction and innovation to ensure that Nastors stays highly competitive in the thriving industry of oil and gas drilling.
Tony originally started out with a passion for mastering math, gaining a Bachelors and a Masters in Mathematics from yale University. From there, he earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School and went on to have an extremely successful law career before resigning to work with Nabors. In fact, he served as the New York office Managing Parter for the prestigious Baker & McKenzie Law Firm, where the firm focused on corporate law, international arbitration and taxation.
Tony is also a director of Steward & Stevenson, another titan in the oil and gas drilling industry and of Hilcorp Energy and learn more about Tony.
Tony serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for Texas Children’s Hospital. He and his wife, who was his college sweetheart, Cynthia are incredibly passionate about philanthropy. In participate, for the neurological research being done at Texas Children’s University. Tony and Cynthia’s daughter was born prematurely and developed cerebral palsy and since then the two have been incredibly active in supporting research done at Texas Children’s Hospital, not only through monetary donations (that are upwards of a staggering $7 million dollars) but by donating their time and leadership skills to the program and Tony’s lacrosse camp.