Anthony Petrello is the Chairman, Chief Executive and the president of Nabors Industries Ltd. Anthony, also known as Tony, assumed his office as the Chief Executive Officer of Nabors Industries Ltd in October 2011. He has been the president of the company since 1991. Before rising to this executive position, he was working with Baker and McKenzie a prestigious law firm in New York. Through his dedication and talent, he was promoted to the post of the Managing Director of the New York Office.
Petrello was hired by the Nabors Industries as the chief operations officer in 1991. Nabors Industries Ltd is a prestigious gas and petroleum driller in the United States of America. It is one of the world’s largest petroleum firms. In a year, Petrello had been incorporated as the president of the firm. In the year 2011, he was named as the CEO and in 2012 as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. His dedication to work and genius mind, Anthony, (Tony) had risen and become the highest paid CEO in the United States of America. He is also the Director of both Texas children’s hospital and Media on Demand Communications. He is a Board member in three different organizations across four different industries.
Anthony Petrello’s one-time roommate in college, Lloyd Grove, who is an editor with Daily Beast had this a lot to say about Tony. Lloyd says he knew Tony from a humble background. As a student, Tony depended on a scholarship from the working-class Network. Lloyd says Petrello has become an inspiration, especially to the young people. They look at him as a mentor in their life in business.Petrello is a mathematics genius. He studied for his M.S degree in Mathematics at Yale University. He later, to the surprise of many, pursued a doctorate in Law at Harvard University. The combination of talent, business experience, and law, have made him the person he is today. His yearly compensation makes a total of $4,393,020 in cash, a total of $1,575,000 short-term compensation and another long term total compensation of 412, 134,707. Altogether he is paid over fifteen million dollars in a year.