Anthony Petrello – An Industry Leader With A Heart.
Anthony G. Petrello is the Chief Executive Officer of Nabors Industries Ltd., headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda. Nabors Industries is a successful global oil, natural gas, and the top geothermal land drilling operation. Mr. Petrello was once of the highest paid corporate leaders in the U.S. earning millions. Mr. Petrello has a reputation of being humbled, honest, and very down to earth.
As the leader of one of the world’s largest industry Anthony Petrello said that he is always reminded of his Italian working-class beginnings in Newark, New Jersey. Growing up in a community where work ethics, honesty, and family cultures are entrenched, Anthony said these characteristics stuck with him today in how he treats his friends, clients, and employees.
Mr. Petrello does not believe in earning money off the backs of his workers which is why he has specified that 80% of his income from Nabors Industries is based on company revenue. Therefore, if Nabor’s revenues fall, then so does his income. Anthony Petrello is respected by his workers because Petrello believes in creating jobs for people who are willing to work.
As a young man, Petrello’s parents encouraged him to study hard while they struggled to keep food on the table. Anthony studied diligently with his goal of working for a company with his educational skills in mathematics and logic. At age 18, his educational skills caught the eye of Yale University who awarded him a full scholarship. More about Anthony Petrello, visit Here.
Anthony studied and worked hard at his academic achievements. His skills in mathematics and his collaboration with Serge Lang on number theorems ranked them both as geniuses in this field. At some point in his educational career, Anthony Petrello gave up his mathematics pursuits and left Yale to attend Harvard Law School studying in the field of human sciences where he received a Juris Doctor. degree. After college, Anthony Petrello worked in different industries before he started working for Nabors Industries and the rest is history. One such managerial position was held at Baker and McKenzie, LLP as its Managing Partner.
Anthony Petrello’s humanity is exemplified in his contributions back to his community. Anthony and his wife funds millions of dollars to various charities every year. One such large contribution is to the Texas Children’s Hospital because his daughter was born with periventricular leukomalacia. Tony and his wife supports the hospital’s neurological research to help not just his daughter, but many other individuals, especially children who suffer from neuro diseases.
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