Tony Petrello Leads Nabors Industries Ltd. to Major Success

Tony Petrello became a part of the Nabors Industries, Ltd. Board of Directors and Executive Committee in 1991. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the firm from 1991 through 2011. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer since October of 2011. He has been Chairman of the Executive Board since mid-2012. Tony provides leadership in strategic planning for the company, allowing them to prosper in an extremely competitive market and more information click here.

Nabors Industries does business in over 20 different countries. They are one of the largest oil and gas drilling companies in the world. They operate the largest land-based drilling fleet in the world. The company offers advanced drilling technology, directional drilling and software programs. They make and sell drives, catwalks, wrenches, and other related equipment for onshore and offshore drilling.

Before joining Nabors Industries, Anthony Petrello was with the law firm of Baker & McKenzie. He was there from 1979 to 1991, and focused on international arbitration, taxation and general corporate law. He was a managing partner while with the firms New York office from 1986 to 1991. Tony has a J.D, Degree from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Mathematics from Yale University and what Anthony knows.

Tony is married to Cynthia Caffafa, his college sweetheart. She worked as a soap opera actress and a television producer. They are active with the Texas Children’s Hospital. Their daughter Carena, suffers from cerebral palsy. They have donated millions of dollars to the neurology department at the hospital to help with the development of treatment plans for children with neurological disorders. Carena was born early at only 24 weeks, leading to her condition. She is nine years old and each day leads to a new miracle for her. Tony is a director on the board of Stewart & Stevenson LLC and of Hilcorp Energy. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Texas Children’s Hospital as well and resume him.

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