Meet the World Business Leader Anthony Petrello

Anthony Petrello has many roles at Nabors Industries. Besides being the board chairman, he is also the President and CEO. Nabors Industries is an oil and gas drilling and exploration company based in Hamilton, Bermuda. The company employs approximately 29,000 people. Anthony Petrello succeeded Eugene M. Isenberg in whose honor the University of Massachusets Amherst, Isenberg School of Business is named. Nabors Industries is involved in many philanthropic activities.The company supports the Komen Race for the Cure a breast cancer charity that works to provides education on breast cancer and raises money to help in fighting the disease. In 2012 Nabors Industries donated $20,000 becoming a Silver Sponsor. Nabors Industries also supports the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, United Way through a yearly pledging by its employees. It is involved in many other charitable courses including mentorship programs in Partnership with Aldine Independent School District.

Mr. Petrelo is has held the positions of Director and Member of the Executive Committee at Stewart & Stevenson, LLC, he has chaired the board at Nabors Industries since the year 2012, was the Director at MediaOnDemand.com and is a director at the Texas Children’s Hospital. The Texas Children’s Hospital is a not-for-profit Pediatric hospital founded in 1954. Anthony Petrello and his wife have made generous donations to the hospital to help in research to find cures for conditions such as Cerebral Palsy.Their interest is born of their experience with their 8year old daughter Carena. Carena was born prematurely at 24 weeks weighing 20 ounces. She was born with a neurological illness that is common in premature babies brought about by a lack of oxygen or blood flow to the brain. This results in cerebral palsy, delayed development and impairment of motor skills. At 8years Carena is working on talking and walking and her parents celebrate her every victory praising her strength and determination.

About Anthony Petrello

Anthony Petrello attended the Yale University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree from the Yale University. He got his J.D degree from the Harvard Law School. Mr. Petrello started his career in 1979 joining the Law Firm Baker & McKenzie and stayed with them till 1991. In 1991 he joined Nabors Industries as Chief Operations Officer.

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