Anthony (Tony) Petrello is currently the CEO of Nabor Industries Ltd. and has been with the company in various capacities since 1991. His total compensation for fiscal year 2015 was $27,512,939, most of which consisted of stock earnings. During his time with the company, he has served as both President of the company and Chairman of the Board, in addition to other positions. His knowledge has been instrumental in leading Nabor Industries to success.
Nabor Industries Ltd. is a Bermuda based S&P 500 company, specializing in natural gas and oil drilling. Mr. Petrello joined the company in 1991, bringing with him a background filled with legal expertise and business know-how. His old college roommate, Lloyd Grove, dubbed a young 18 year old Tony Petrello a ‘math whiz’ during an interview with The Daily Beast when he was reflecting on the successes of his old college roommate. Even his old professors saw the great potential in Anthony at a young age. In his current role as Chief Executive Officer of Nabor Industries, Mr. Petrello continues on his path to success as one of the highest paid CEOs in the country.
As a cause close to his heart, Tony and his wife Cynthia are also strong advocates for advancing research efforts in the quest to find cures for neurological disorders in children, having their own young daughter surviving such a struggle. As part of his commitment, Mr. Petrello is an active member of the board of trustees at the Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, TX. He and Mrs. Petrello dedicate their time and resources towards helping to raise awareness and support for this worthy cause.As a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Law School, Tony Petrello worked to build his knowledge base into one that would serve him well in the business world. If you ask him, he has been known to say that much of his professional success can be attributed to luck, but based on his track record of hard work and dedication both personally and professionally, one could argue that luck has little to do with it.