Tony Petrello is a humanitarian who shares his wealth as a philanthropist. The Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital received a $5 million donation from Tony and his wife. Within the next few years, they are going to give another donation to the tune of $2 million. He donated another sum of $7 million in 2006 so researchers could discover the cause of these Neurological Disorders.
The debilitating effects of Neurological Disorders can threaten the quality of life for the child and the family. The children affected by this Neurologic malady can receive excellent care and treatments from the leading physicians in the field of Neurology.
Tony, his wife and his eight-year-old daughter Carena are learning to live with her Developmental Disability and Cerebral Palsy caused by the Neurological Disorder. The family celebrates every progress their daughter makes due to the diligence and dedication of the doctors working toward eradicating this disease.
Tony Petrello began his list of accomplishments in 1979 when he became part of the Baker & McKenzie Law Firm. He handled the daily operations of the firm as a managing partner. They were known for specializing in International Arbitration, Taxation, and General Corporate Law.
In 1991 he joined Nabors Industries and was elected as a member of the Nabors Board of Directors and held the position of Executive Committee of the Board. A short time later he became President of Nabors Industry. Tony added Deputy Chairman to his spectacular resume in 2003. He served as Chief Operating Officer until October of 2011 and stepped into the position of Chief Executive Officer. In 2012 he held the positions of Executive Committee of the Board and Chairman of the Board.
Nabors Industries has experienced success due to Tonys’ style of leadership which includes input from everyone on his team. The engineers’ imaginations have allowed the company to provide state-of-the-art-technology for software, drilling equipment, and Directional Drilling Operations, and supplies the International Markets and the United States.
Tony Petrello attended Yale University and earned his Bachelor of Science and Masters degree in Mathematics. Then he earned a Juris Doctor in Law from Harvard Law School.