Antony Petrello commonly referred to as Tony by his acquaintances is one of the highest paid CEOs. In 2015, his salary was $ 27,512,939. At the moment he is the CEO, President, and Chairperson at Nabors industries where he had held several top executives posts for the last two decades. In 1991 Tony was elected the company’s CEO, and a year later he was the President of Nabors. This was followed by his appointment as a Deputy Chairman in 2013. Before joining Nabors Industries, Mr. Petrello worked at Baker & McKenzie Law firm for nearly 12 years where he specialized in taxation, general corporate law, and international arbitration.
Mr. Anthony Petrello has an outstanding educational background as he attended two top universities including Harvard University and Yale University where he attained a J.D Degree and an MS and a BS degree in Mathematics respectively. It surprised many including his maths professor Serge Kang at Yale of the career path Tony decided to embark on since he was a maths genius and it was expected to continue developing groundbreaking work in the discipline and more information click here.
There are several board memberships that Tony Petrello holds including Hilcorp Energy Company, Stewart & Stevenson’s Hospital and Texas Children’s Hospital. Tony’s presence as a member of the board of trustees at Texas Children’s Hospital has enabled him to advocate for research in areas addressing special needs for kids with neurological diseases. Furthermore, he donated $7 million to fund the projected neurological research center. Tony and his wife Cynthia Petrello have a prematurely born daughter suffering from leukomalacia, a common neurological disorder in babies that result from insufficient oxygen or blood flow to the brain and what Anthony knows.
Given Mr. Petrello work, education and generous nature, one can conclude that through hard work, dedication, and interpersonal skills one can achieve success just like Tony. For this reason, he serves as a great role model for college students to emulate and Anthony’s lacrosse camp.