Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of Nabors Industries Ltd, Anthony G. Petrello, also known as Tony to some, has quite the accomplished portfolio. Receiving his Juris Doctor Degree at Harvard Law, he also went on to get a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Mathematics at Yale University. Primarily a name recognized in the gas and oil industry, Mr. Petrello is also a respected philanthropist. Donating millions in the way of children’s neurological research.
After taking over as Deputy Chairman of Nabors Industries in 1991, he managed to keep the company out of the jaws of bankruptcy it had once narrowly escaped. However, despite his already profound contributions to the company, he continues to provide extensive backing through strategic guidance and planning. The company itself specializes in developing and contributing numerous technologies, services and offshore rigs for the entire industry. As of the total fiscal year of 2015, it is said Anthony Petrello’s compensation reached upwards of $ 27.6 million.
Along with the aforementioned roles, his resume also includes: Member of the Board of Trustees at the Texas Children’s Hospital, Director of Stewart & Stevenson LLC, Director of MediaOnDemand.com, Managing Partner of Baker & McKenzie, New York Office. To this day, he continues to stay humble but never quiet in his endeavors. From 2012 to 2014, revenues for Nabors Industries shot up a whopping 246% under the leadership and guidance of Anthony Petrello. A success story indeed swept under the radar. Or perhaps, he prefers it that way and what Anthony knows.