All You Need To Know About Tony Petrello

Anthony Petrello is the Chief Executive Officer of Nabors Industries Ltd. He has held the position since 28th October, 2011 but was appointed its President in 1992. Before he joined Nabors Industries, Anthony worked at Baker & Mckenzie law firm from 1979-1991 where he specialized in international arbitration, taxation, and corporate law.

He holds a B.S and M.S. degree in Mathematics from Yale University as well as a Juris Doctor Degree from Harvard Law School. His college mate Lloyd Grove; The Daily Beast’s Editor, describes Anthony as a skinny, public-schooled, mathematics whiz that had become a protégé of the renowned Prof. Serge Lang.

Board Membership
Mr. Petrello has also served the Deputy Chairman of the Board at Nabors Industries Ltd from 2003-2012 after which he was allotted the position of a Board Chairman. He is also a member of the Texas Children Hospital’s board of trustees and serves as the Director of Hilcorp Energy and Stewart & Stevenson LLC Company.

His Family
Mr. Petrello’s membership at the Texas Children’s Hospital Board of Trustees is closely related to his daughter’s diagnosis of PVL (periventricular leukomalacia); a neurological disease common among infants born prematurely due to lack of blood flow and oxygen.

Carena Anthony’s daughter was born twenty-four weeks earlier weighing 20 pounds where she developed cerebral palsy for which Petrello and his wife Cynthia is devoted to finding answers. The couple’s extensive search led them to conclude that there was a dire need for large-scale research on pediatric neurological diseases.

They found solace at Texas Children’s Hospital that provides treatment for kids suffering from brain-related complications in collaboration with Jan and Dan Neurological Research Institute.

Jan and Dan Duncan recently joined Texas Children’s Board of Trustees making a contribution of up to $ 50 million to the institution geared towards research and treatments to children suffering from brain-related problems.

Clearly, Anthony Petrello remains a force to reckon with not only at Nabors Industries Ltd but also in various corporate platforms. His ability to provide strategic direction and planning in the dynamic business environment keep him relevant despite working at the company for over twenty years.

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