How Tony Petrello Got To Where He Is Today

In masonry and bricklaying, every arched structure has a keystone at its apex, holding together each side of the arch. As such, every successful organization has at least one high performing executive at the top of its structure. Even if most low- and mid-level employees and managers perform well, the keystone must be excellent as his or her position. Nabors Industries, Limited, holds true to this analogy, boasting the ever successful Tony Petrello as its CEO, chairman, and president.

Tony Petrello earned a sturdy foothold in the business world during his eleven-year tenure at New York-based law firm Baker & McKenzie. From 1979 to 1986, Tony climbed the ranks of the internationally regarded law firm. That year, Tony Petrello was named managing partner of Baker & McKenzie, the “top dog” of that prestige law firm. For five years, until 1991, he served the partnership with excellence, advancing its success and winning a multitude of important cases.

Mr. Petrello earned a position at Nabors Industries in 1991, initially elected to its board of directors holding the title of executive committee of the board. Simultaneously, Tony Petrello was named president and COO. For 20 years, Tony helped Nabors Industries grow in size and become more successful, gaining market share in the competitive oil industry. After his healthy share of success, Mr. Petrello climbed the proverbial ranks of Nabors, moving up to CEO while retaining the title of president.

The Nabors Industries CEO and president also serves on the board of directors for Texas Children’s Hospital, Hilcorp Energy Company, and Stewart & Stevenson. Respectively, those organizations are a hospital, international drilling company, and esteemed law firm to learn more: http://fuelfix.com/blog/tag/anthony-petrello/ click here.

Nabors Industries was founded nearly fifty years ago in 1968. Initially named Anglo Energy, the international geothermal and natural gas mining company has climbed its way to being named on the S&P 500 stock exchange index. Nabors Industries’ headquarters is based in Bermuda, with operations based out of Houston, Texas. The energy giant’s net income rose to just short of $142 million in fiscal year 2014 with revenue up to $6.23 billion.