Anthony G. Petrello, also known as Tony is the President, Chief Executive Officer as well as the Chairman of the Board and executive committee of Nabors Industries. Nabors Industries is a leading gas drilling contractor based in Hamilton, Bermuda.
The drilling company has been in operation since 1968 hence being termed as an old platform providing the best gas drilling services. Nabors started as Anglo Energy, Ltd. before changing to Nabors Industries due to their broadened service lines. Currently, Nabors operates in the United States, Middle East, Africa as well as the Far East.
Tony has been in a position to witness the success of the company for more than 25 years now. Tony often says that holding different positions while in Nabors as well as other companies has played a crucial role of modeling him into a successful leader he is today. Tony’s excellence performance dates back in his school life.
According to an article posted to the Daily Beast by one of his college roommate, Lloyd Grove, Tony was just a simple Italian-American student who was social, happy friend and always remained focused in achieving his dreams.
Anthony G. Petrello studied at the Harvard Law School where he graduated with a J.D degree. Additionally, Tony studied at the Yale University where he acquired a BS and MS degrees in Mathematics. Anthony was passionate about law, and upon graduation, he got his first job in Baker & McKenzie law firm. In the law firm Tony was expected to be the managing partner of their New York’s office. Tony served in the company for about half a decade before leaving for Nabors.
In 1991, Tony Petrello joined Nabors as its Chief Operating Officer. Tony was excellent in his office, and his achievements rarely went unnoticed. Just a year after his employment, Tony was elected as the President to the company. Since 1992, Tony has remained committed to monitoring the success of the enterprise. In 2003, Tony was appointed as Nabors’s Industries Deputy Chairman, a position he continued to serve until 2011 when he was appointed as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. In 2012, Tony was elected as the Chairman of the Board of Nabors Industries.
Anthony Petrello is known to be a productive and focused businessman with a positive impact on every organization or company that he leads. Since 2011, Tony has remained the Director of Stewart & Stevenson, LLC. Tony also acts as the Director of MediaOnDemmand.com. Additionally, Tony is the current Director of Texas Children’s Hospital.
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