Anthony G. Petrello is among the executive roster in Nabors Industries, as he is currently serving as the chairman, president and the CEO of the company. The Nabors Industries is an oil drilling and oilfield service firm. With approximately 500 rigs in 25 countries in various parts of the world, Nabors prides on having the world’s largest area of land-based drilling rigs. Mr. Petrello also serves as a director of Stewart & Stevenson LLC as well as Hilcorp Energy Company.
As for Petrello, before he landed on the company’s board of directors, he was previously working for Baker & McKenzie law firm. In the law firm, he specialized in corporate taxes, and his expertise was evident in how he conducted his work as a managing partner of the law firm.
In 1991, Petrello became Nabors’ president and chief operating officer. By the year 2011, Petrello was managing the firm; he was very rich and getting richer. When Anthony G. Petrello became the CEO of Nabors, the share price has risen to approximately 180%, which is a good thing.
Mr. Petrello is a holder of B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mathematics from the University of Yale and also holds a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School where he fulfilled his interest in social sciences. Anthony Petrello was a mathematics genius right from his childhood life. he was able to tackle mathematical problems that only specialized professionals such a physician would attempt. It is for this reason that he was spotted by lecturers from the Yale University who offered him a full scholarship to go study at their institution. Tony is married to his college girlfriend, Cynthia Carrafa, who is an actress and producer, and started a family. In the late 1990s, Petrello and his wife had a daughter named Carena. At birth, Carena weighed 20 ounces, developing cerebral palsy. Then she was not able to eat solid foods until she was approximately 7 years old.
It is as well important to note that Tony has done a lot in giving back to the society, together with his wife Tony became active in charity, donating 7 million dollars at Texas Children’s Hospital to fund a neurological research. Particularly Anthony G. Petrello has worked a lot in helping children with neurological disorders, who their parents cannot afford proper medication. For sure, Mr. Petrello is a man to admire and emulate.