Anthony Petrello work and education background
Anthony Petrello is an astute businessman who holds a bachelor’s degree in law besides holding a degree and master of science in mathematics from the University of Harvard and Yale respectively. After graduating, he started working for the Bakers and McKenzie law firm where he eventually made partner in 1986.
Anthony Petrello would, later on, resign and join Nabors Industries in 1991. Working at Nabors was a huge career boost. Here, his solid work ethic catapulted his rise to become the president and CEO of Nabors Industries. He served as president of the company for a decade.
Anthony Petrello was not only a strategic planner but also a thought-provoking leader who emphasized on good work ethics among the employees thus earned him a promotion to be the deputy chairman of Nabors Industries. He would, later on, become the chairman of Nabors Industries.
Nabors Industries is a company that was founded in 1968 and deals in oil, natural gas, and geothermal drilling. It also provides offshore drilling rigs to other businesses. Besides providing drilling services and performance tools to companies all over the world.
To date, Nabors Industries boasts of having the largest fleet of oil rigs in the whole world. In 2014, Anthony Petrello did not make the list of top 40 highest paid CEOs. This was due to changes that were implemented by the board of directors at Nabors.
The changes enacted separated the duties of the CEO and chairman of the company. This intern reduced the executive salary and bonuses that were paid to the CEO. Despite this, Anthony Petrello is still among the highest paid CEOs in the world.
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