Mr Anthony G. Petrello is the CEO of Nabors Industries Ltd. A position he’s had since 2011 and was president since 1992. He is a successful man who humbly attributes his success to hard work and favour. The grandson of Lower-middle-class Italian immigrants, he worked hard and obtained a scholarship for his undergrad in Yale where he got a Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics. He later went on to graduate with a JD in Harvard Law School.
Tony Petrello worked at Baker & Mckenzie after graduating and was managing partner from 1986 before eventually joining Nabors in 1991. At Nabors, he is in charge of the general operations and strategic planning. It is this expertise that has brought him great success in the very competitive oil markets. Nabors Industries is involved in contract drilling and has one of the largest drilling rig collections worldwide. Their specialty is directional, land and offshore drilling, specialty rigs, drilling software and technology.
Tony currently serves as a Director of Texas Children’s Hospital, Inc., a cause that is very dear to him. Anthony married his College sweetheart Cynthia Petrello and together they were blessed with a daughter; Carena. Carena was born at 24 weeks with PVL (Periventricular Leukomalacia),a condition caused by lack of oxygen/ blood flow to the brain. She was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and other problems linked with delayed development. Tony and his wife donated $5million towards research for the neurological affliction in children and committed to raise $7 million in support of the cause.