Tony Petrello enjoys an engagingly successful career, as the CEO and President of Nabors Industries. His standards, of refinement, are well-recognized, industry-wide:
Anthony Petrello was elected to the Nabors Industries’ Board of Directors and its Executive Committee in 1991. During his long-standing tenure, with Nabors Industries, he has served in the leadership capacities of President and COO from 1991 to October, 2011. His post as Deputy Chairman began in 2003. He has held the leadership responsibilities of President and CEO since October of 2011.
Tony Petrello has been the firm’s Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the firm’s Executive Committee of the Board–since June of 2012. Anthony Petrello is a visionary and provides the company with the strategy, necessary, to move,–easily,–forward. He keeps a positive eye on the future.
Mr. Petrello, prior to his affiliation with Nabors Industries, served as Managing Partner, in the firm of Baker & McKenzie, now referred to as Baker McKenzie. His practice objective was that of globalized arbitration, taxation and general corporation law. He held the post of Managing Partner, within the firm’s New York location, from 1996 until 1991. This brand of leadership is diversely unique, from that of corporate leadership.
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Mr. Petrello is able to easily “switch hats” from that of a law firm’s Managing Partner, leading a firm of attorneys with highly competitive mindsets, to that of an international, corporate-based leader; within an industry, that remains exceptionally competitive.
Mr. Petrello, holds a J.D. degree from the prestigious Harvard Law School, known also as HLS. He, too, acquired B.S. and M.S. degrees, in Mathematics, from the Ivy League institution of Yale University.
Mr. Petrello, remains competitive and continually busy. He serves as a Director of Stewart & Stevenson LLC. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Texas Children’s Hospital. The healthcare institution’s focus is based on neurological disorders of children.
Nabors Industries, wherein Mr. Petrello’s leadership is greatly appreciated, owns and operates the largest land based drilling rig fleet—the world over. It is a leading provider, too, of offshore drilling rigs, within the U.S., as well as many global markets.
The company provides its customers with directional drilling services; and other innovative technologies. The technologies are offered world-wide; and within the most significant oil and gas markets.
The company, with Mr. Petrello, at its helm, is continually setting new standards in the way of operational excellence. It is this commitment, to excellence, that is transforming the industry.