An Epitome of Leadership: Anthony Petrello of Nabors Industries
It takes astute leadership to run a company and drive its value to high scales and rankings. But that is not enough, leadership requires relevant knowledge, experience and skills to make a company stand out, not only once but maintain its performance position. That is how the Nabors industries have performed under the directive and leadership of Anthony Petrello as the CEO.
To manage such multibillion oil and gas exploration industry, Anthony, also known as Tony must have had a long journey. Education took a center stage in the currently 61 year old Tony. He studied at Harvard Law School earning a J.D degree before proceeding to Yale University where he earned an MSC in Mathematics. This knowledge has been instrumental in discharging his duties as the CEO of Nabors industries which he heads since 2011.
Anthony Petrello has had a long history of employment. Prior to joining the Nabors industries, he worked as the managing partner at the Baker &McKenzie law firm from 197 to 1991 and he was stationed at New York offices. With determination, Tony has built a Network with affiliate organizations since he began working with the law firm till now as when he heads the Nabors industries. Among the organizations affiliated to him are Yale University, Texas Children’s Hospital and Nabors Blue Sky ltd.
From 2003 upon the resignation of Insenberg, Anthony Petrello served as the deputy chairman of the Nabors to 2012. Previously, he had served as the chief operating officer at the company since he left the law firm in 1991. In 2012, he was promoted to the rank of the chairman of the board of directors at Nabors industries and later became the CEO from 2016. Under his leadership, the company recorded positive growth and zero safety incidents in their entire workforce in 2011. He managed to foster positive working relationship with the investors as well as economic growth.
Besides the leadership, Anthony is a philanthropist engaging in charity missions to help the less fortunate. He is the director of Texas Children’s hospital, a position he has held since 2011 where he has donated $7 million to Jan and Dan Duncan neurological research institute and the hospital.
To sum up, Anthony Petrello’s performance and effective management of the industries has been fostered by his expansive knowledge and experience working at the industry. Being a bright personality, he has offered Nabors industries an economic turnaround. With him, the industry is destined to perform even better.
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