Anthony Petrello is the top boss of Nabors Industries, Ltd. The company is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. Nabors Industries is an internationally famous company of oil & gas sector. With its operational headquarter in Houston, Texas, the company is now the biggest drilling contractor of oil & gas in the world. It was founded in 1968 with the name of Anglo Energy, Ltd. It was a small company at that time, but today it is operating in different regions of the world like Middle East, East Africa, and the Far East. Anthony Petrello has a great contribution in making this company a giant of the petroleum sector. He currently holds various positions at the company. Anthony Petrello is the Chairman of the Board, Chairman of the Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer and the President. He is considered as the main man behind the company’s success.
Anthony Petrello is a highly qualified man. He graduated from two famous American universities. He completed B.S. in Mathematics and M.S. in Mathematics from Yale University. Later, he went to Harvard Law School from where he acquired the Juris Doctor degree. In 1979, he started working at a law firm named Baker & McKenzie. Due to his hard work and good performance, he was made the Managing Partner of the New York Office of the company. He worked in that position for five years. Petrello decided to join Nabors Industries, Ltd in 1991. His first designation at the company was of Chief Operating Officer. After one year, he was promoted to the position of President. From the year 2003 to 2012, Petrello worked as the Deputy Chairman of the company. He was made the Chief Executive Officer in 2012. Later, he became the Chairman of the Board. Petrello also works as the Director of Steward & Steveson and Texas Children’s Hospital.
Unlike his career, Petrello’s personal life is very different. His sole child is a daughter with serious health issues. Her name is Carena, and she was born prematurely. It resulted in the development of Periventricular Leukomalacia. It occurs due to insufficient oxygen and blood supply to the brain. Even though Petrello and his wife took great care of Carena, but she developed Cerebral Palsy. Therefore, she suffers from developmental issues. His daughter is the reason for Petrello’s philanthropic activities. Cynthia, Petrello’s wife, and he raise funds for Texas Children’s Hospital. They donated a big amount of five million dollars too.