Tony Petrello is one of the greatest leaders in the world of business today and his great achievements are not a secret to anyone who wishes to know. He is a reputable leader in business world and his leadership skills have earned him great admiration all over the world. The trained law guru rose against all odds to become a top leader in a very contrasting and seemingly an unfamiliar industry. He ditched practicing law to pursue a career in the energy industry and going by his admirable performance record, it seems to have been a good move to switch careers.
Tony Petrello joined Harvard University and graduated with a degree in law. After achieving a degree, he later joined Yale University where he pursued a degree in mathematics and later did a master’s degree in the same field. After getting the academic tools that he needed to hit the employment market, he was fortunate enough to get a job at a law firm where he was made managing partner in New York. After several years of good service, Petrello was not fully satisfied with what he was doing. That is when he decided to pursue other areas and he settled for the energy industry.
He joined the Nabors Industries Ltd. in 1991 and began his journey to top management. He joined the company as the president and the deputy chairman of the board but after sometime his leadership skills set him up for the top position. In 2012, Petrello became the company’s Chief Executive Officer and at the same time the chairman of the Board of Directors. His financial gains from the company in form of salaries, bonuses, stock and other compensations are just overwhelming. For the financial year 2015 for instance, his total compassion added up to $27 million.
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