If you take a look at many successful business people, you will see that they are more than just their work. Due to their success, they have many resources available to them, and they use them to give back to their communities. This is the story for Anthony “Tony” Petrello.
Tony Petrello is the CEO of Nabors Industries, Ltd. He has been in that role since October of 2011. The company he leads was founded in 1968 and is an oil, natural gas, and geothermal drilling company. The company employs 27,000 people around the world.
Before Tony Petrello began his tenure at Nabors Industries, he worked in a law firm called Baker and McKenzie. He served as a managing partner there and spent thirteen years with the firm. Tony Petrello left the law firm to go work for Nabors Industries.
Tony Petrello has a strong educational background. He started out his educational career by attending Yale University where he earned a B.S. degree and an M.S. degree, both in Mathematics. He then went on the Harvard Law School where he earned his law degree.
In addition to work duties, Tony Petrello is very involved with the Texas Children’s Hospital where he serves as a member of the board. Being involved with the Texas Children’s Hospital stemmed from his personal life. His daughter was born at 24 weeks weighing just 20 ounces. She was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and has experienced many developmental delays.
The Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at the Texas Children’s Hospital have dedicated its work to treating and finding cures for neurological disorders. Tony Petrello and his wife are large donors to this institute. They also spend time working on behalf of this organization. Tony Petrello and his wife are determined to find a cure for these disorders and are using every resource to make this goal a reality.
Learn more about Nabors Industries here.