Anthony Petrello, CEO of Nabors Industries Makes Great Strides in the Drilling Industry

Anthony Petrello has a well known reputation as a leader that pushes his company to incredible heights. He currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of the Board for Nabors Industry, a titan in the drilling equipment industry.

The qualifications of a person to lead such a massive company can’t be over stated. Nabors knew that Anthony Petrello was the choice to take their company to the next level when they worked with him in a law capacity before he joined the company. He first came to the company in 1991 when he was elected to the Board of Directors as well as Nabors’ Executive Committee of the Board. Almost instantaneously he saw great success and began to grow within the leadership hierarchy at Nabors Industries. He then moved on to serve as the Chief Operating Office and President for two decades. The length of his time in these highly demanding roles is a testament to Petrello’s stamina for leadership and his business talents. In 2003 he also became the Deputy Chairman of the Board.

Moving forward in his sterling career at Nabors, he then became President and Chief Executive Officer in 2011 and Chairman of the Executive Committee in 2012.

Nabors Industries is an industry leader in providing offshore platforms and drilling rigs in both America and global markets and they have active operations in 20 countries across the globe. They are known as the industry leader in innovative drilling technology and have a reputation for being on the forefront of every major technology advancement in their field. Clients choose to work with Nabors because they know that they will never be behind the curve ball in their technology.

Before joining Nabors, Anthony Petrello was the managing partner of prestigious law firm Baker and McKenzie. He ran the firm’s New York office before he resigned to work at Nabors Industries in 1991. As far as education, Petrello holds a Bachelors and Masters degree from Yale University in Math and a J.D. degree from Harvard.

He is also very passionate about philanthropy. He and his wife, Cindy, have donated $7 million in funds to the Texas Children’s Hospital’s Center for Neurological Research. Bringing advanced research and clinical studies for children’s neurological conditions to Texas Children’s Hospital is one of the couple’s biggest passions. Tony Petrello also sits on the board of the Texas Children’s Hospital.

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