In case you didn’t know, Tony Petrello is no stranger to success. He came from humble beginnings and has shown and proved just why Tony Petrello’s such successful executive.
Tony Petrello grew up as a skinny bright kid in the touch Newark, New Jersey area. He was known in his school days as a clever kid with a sharp wit. And that soon became his trademark.
It was clear at an early age that he wouldn’t get much assistance if he wanted to be successful. But that didn’t stop Tony one bit. He studied and soon became a top math student. In fact, Tony was so mathematically inclined that he studied under world renown mathematician Professor Serge Lang.
But despite his deep love and exceptional ability for math, Tony opted to go to Harvard Law School. There, he switched his focus from Math to Human Sciences.
After finishing school and various stints of employment, Tony began his career at Nabors Industries. His value was noticed immediately as he quickly rose through the ranks. And after nearly 30 years, Tony was chosen to be the CEO.
After obtaining the role of CEO at Nabors Industries, Tony let it be known his disgust with fellow CEOs that aren’t as benevolent with their funds. So it’s no surprise that Tony is extremely charitable with what he earns.
In fact, Mr. Petrello currently serves as acting Director of Texas Children’s Hospital, Inc. Tony is very passionate about helping others. This may be because of his own personal trials. Mr. Petrello donates around $7 million to PVL (periventricular leukomalacia) research. This is because his daughter, Carena was born prematurely, and diagnosed with PVL.
Tony has been making huge impact at Nabors. Among his many accomplishments since being CEO is his influence with the company in regards to signing a joint venture agreement with Saudi Aramco, which will help guide some of the drilling rigs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This is important because it enables Nabors to have more long-term control in Kingdom. And in turn, this should create more growth, which means better rigs in the future.
Tony Petrello literally personifies the American dream. His hard work, perseverance, dedication and diligence throughout the years show that with belief, grit and sheer will, anything is definitely possible. He continues to set a stellar example of what it takes to succeed in business.
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