Tony Petrello is the Chief Executive Officer at Nabors Industries Ltd. Many Americans have a negative attitude towards oil executives. They are largely viewed as greedy individuals who are very vain and hostile. This is, however, not the case with Tony Petrello because his philanthropic deeds in the Houston area of Texas are so many. Before he assumed the role of CEO at Nabors Industries, he was widely known and respected due to his caring and generosity traits. His philanthropic traits continued to grow and develop over the years and more so after the untimely death of his daughter. He is the perfect example of a CEO who has the people’s best interest at heart.
Not only does Tony offer his financial support to charitable organizations, but also the much needed emotional support to researchers in the medical community. What motivates him to donate a lot to charity is his daughter, who he highly regards as a blessing. Tony Petrello hopes that one day the researchers will find a cure for his daughter. She was unable to chew until the age of 8 because of a neurological disorder. The fact that Antony’s daughter suffers from the illness does not deter him from showing kindness as well as generosity to the people that he meets. His main goal is the establishment of a neurological research institute so as to find the cure for neurological disorders that affect children.
Tony Petrello has served at Nabors Industries Ltd from the year 1991, and for that period, the company has experienced immense growth and expansion. He has steered the company to greater heights of success. It is worth noting that Nabors Industries offers one of the largest as well as safest drilling rigs in nearly every market. He has gained fame and recognition due to his stupendous work at Nabors Industries Ltd. What has catapulted his positive press is his involvement in charitable activities.
Tony Petrello was born in Newark, New Jersey. He moved to Houston, Texas after he quit his job in New York. Tony Petrello boasts of two degrees, a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Yale University and a bachelor’s degree in law from Harvard Law School. Although Tony had the capability of becoming a mathematics professor or even a lawyer, he opted to join the oil industry. He is the current president of Nabors Industries, which is the leading drilling contractor in the US as well as globally.