Tony Petrello is one of the accomplished CEO in the United States who can be credited with making a transformational step in the company which he is leading. Unlike other executives who take over already well-performing businesses, Tony was part of the people who brought growth in the company he leads. Tony Petrello is the CEO of Nabors Industries, an oil and natural gas drilling company located in Texas. Nabors Industries, however, has operations in over 25 countries on different continents. The growth of business for this company has been as a result of a committed leadership led by Tony. He treats the company as his investment and gives his all towards meeting the goal. Under his watch, Nabors Industries have become the largest land drilling company in the world.
Tony Petrello joined Nabors Industries in 1991. When he joined the drilling industry, he was not even an expert in the mining industry. He was, in fact, a lawyer who was helping businesses with matters of compliance and taxation. Nabors was one of the clients in the law firm he was working for. Due to his brilliance in helping them resolve the issues that were facing the company, they spotted him as a good manager who can help them run the business, that is how he got himself a job as the Chief Operating Officer of the company. For the past two decades, he has been helping the company expand its business, and the growth is now clear to everyone. Nabors Industries has beaten all other competitors and has established itself as the leading firm in the world.
Tony Petrello also has been venturing into other activities apart from the work he is doing as a CEO. He is has been into philanthropy where he has been supporting needy causes. Petrello has donated millions of dollars to charitable causes such as the construction of a neurological research center at the Texas Children’s Hospital. In fact, this is perhaps one of the biggest philanthropic initiatives he will ever make. He donated to this facility in order to help resolve the problems of neurological disorders in children. For the past one decade, he has contributed $5 million and promises to add more in coming years.