Antony Petrello is currently the chairman of the board,president and chief executive officer of Nabors limited. Nabors limited which began in 1968 as Anglo Energy is a global oil,Natural and geothermal drilling company. Nabors is one of the largest land drillers with rigs in more than 25 countries.
Tony Petrello who is Newark native was known for his maths ability, and this earned him a scholarship to Yale University. While at Yale University he made his maths, prowess known as he worked mathematics scholar Serge Lang on the numbers theory. Tony graduated with a degree in Mathematics from Yale and after graduation, he went on to Harvard Law School for a Law degree.
Antony Petrello began his work life in Baker and McKenzie where he specialized in business law taxation and arbitration genre. In1986, he rose the ranks and was named managing partner of the firm. While at bakers he was the lead counsel for Nabors industries. After working on Nabors, the company sought to hire him as a business executive. In1991, he was promoted to the Chief operating officer in Nabors, and in the same year, he was allowed to sit on board of directors and the board’s executive committee. During his term in the position, the firm could purchase a $32 million company known as Grace drilling and later Superior good services.
Antony later became the company Chief executive officer in2011, and he also became the chairman of the board in the same year. Through his leadership, Nabors has excelled and thrives to became the leader in the industry. The company has done several acquisitions including Tesco Corporation and Robotic drilling systems.
Tony is married to his college sweetheart, and they have a daughter Carena.Carena was born with a rare condition known as Periventricular Leukomalacia.Caren who is eight years old just recently learned how to swallow solid food. Tony and Cynthia in a bid to find a cure for their daughter have done a lot of research. The couple realized that the help they were looking for was hard to come up and that made them aspire to create a solution right where they live.
Petrello recently donated to Texas children center to help build a neurological research institute. They also promised to add another $2million to the hospital in years to come. The donation will ensure care and other children receive treatment from the best doctors and surgeons. The couple also volunteers in other charitable events.
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