Anthony Petrello is the chief executive officer of Nabors Industries, a company that owns and operates the leading land-based drilling rig fleet globally. Nabors Industries is also the leading supplier of offshore platform in the U.S and in the international markets. In addition, the corporation ranks as one the largest providers of drilling rigs in the world.
Petrello is an alumnus of both Harvard University and Yale University. He holds a J.D degree in and a BS and MS in mathematics. Before joining Nabors Industries, Petrello rendered his services as a lawyer. He joined Baker and McKenzie law firm in 1979. In 1986, Petrello became the managing partner at the law firm’s New York office. In 1991, Nabors Industries recruited Tony’s services.
Anthony Petrello has had a great career at Nabors Industries. He started working for the company by serving as the chief operating officer. After a year, he was appointed to serve as the president of the corporation. In 2011, he started working as the company’s chief executive officer. For a period of nine years, Petrello served the company as the deputy chairman. He has been working for Nabors Industries as the chairman of the board and executive committee since 2011. Petrello’s visionary leadership and focus on strategic planning has enabled Nabors Industries to thrive in the competitive environment.
Besides his management role at Nabors Industries, Petrello is the director of Stewart & Stevenson LLC. He also serves as the director of Hilcorp Energy Company. Moreover, the executive is a member of the board of trustees for the Texas Children’s Hospital. Tony is also an advocate for research and clinical-related initiatives that cater for kids having neurological disorders.
In FY 2015, Anthony Petrello’s compensation was $27,512,939. Out of this amount, $1,580,077 was his salary while $7,727,000 was his bonus. He received $16,863,656 in stock. The other compensations amounted to $1,342,206.