Tony Petrello is a lettered man who has served in different capacities in the profession that he pursues and in the lined of serving humanity. Tony resides in Houston Texas in the US. He has a career that spans many years. He is an alumnus of the Yale University. He obtained his BSc (Math) degree and Masters in Mathematics from Yale University. He went further and acquired the Juris Doctor status from the Harvard School of Law. He wound up his studies in the seventies.
He kicked off his profession when he joined the law firm called Baker & McKenzie In 1979. The firm dealt with general Corporate Law, International, arbitration and taxation issues that involved various companies and entities that required to the settle legal suits. He did work with a good deal of enthusiasm and passion for grasping the dynamics that encompassed his profession. Tony rose to the position of Managing Partner in the year 1986 due to the massive efforts he injected into the system. He was an indispensable asset to the team of lawyers that tried to crack controversial cases that pitted their clients.
He left his position in the law firm and then founded Nabors Industries Ltd. He was an elected member of the company as at the time he joined the company. He became Deputy Chairman of the company and Chief Operating Officer of the company in 2003 up to October 2011. He became the Chief Executive Officer of the company in 2011 to date. He has occupied the presidency of the company since 1991.
Tony Petrello is a significant figure in the realms of philanthropists. He happened to have a child called Carena who suffered from a neurological disease that exacerbated cerebral palsy called periventricular Leukomalacia. This stimulated him into contributing 5 million dollars to the research institute at Texas Children Hospital which tried to decipher the cause and the antidote for the grave malady.He accosted Dan Duncan who is the Chairman and Director attached to Enterprise Products Company so that they could devise a way on how they could combat the debilitating disease that plagued his child and others who were held at the Texas Children Hospital.
That resulted in the establishment of Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children Hospital. Tony Petrello believed in the potential in the children with the disease and hence contributed to that cause so that they can realize their dreams.
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