Tony Petrello is a top corporate executive in the United States and a philanthropist. As a corporate executive, he has been working in the oil and gas drilling industry where he has been helping the industry to develop. He is the current CEO of Nabors Industries, a leading firm in the United States which has been facilitating drilling operations in over 25 countries. The company has also supplied drilling technology to hundreds of drilling locations all over the world.
Nabors Industries has the best drilling technology. Major growth in this firm has been recorded during the time of Tony Petrello as the CEO of the company. He became the CEO in 2011 and by 2015, he was already in the list of the top-paid CEOs in the country. His contribution to the growth of the company is something that has seen his popularity as a top executive in the country go up tremendously.
Tony Petrello joined Nabors industries in 1991 after shifting from the legal career into corporate management. The decision to switch careers came after Nabors Industries management was impressed by the achievements he made while working as a lawyer. He was one of the lawyers who represented them. They saw the brilliance in him and decided to hire him so that he could help them coordinate the activities of the drilling industry. He was given the position of the Chief Operating Officer. As the head of operations, he put measures in place to facilitate better productivity of the oil firm. As the COO, one of his responsibilities was advising the board about some of the measures that deserved to be taken to make the company more productive. He is the one who proposed the management to purchase the smaller companies in the industry. This is one of the brilliant steps taken by the firm since then, the business operations in the company has gone up significantly.
Tony Petrello as a philanthropist is a replica of the executive. When decides to take up a role, he gives his all. In this industry, he has been supporting various community initiatives. Nabors Industries is located in Texas. For instance, when Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, he was one of the people who came out to support the community by giving contributions to support the victims. In another case, Tony Petrello has been supporting the development of the first neurological research center in the world known as Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute.