Anthony Petrello is a leading business leader in the United States and the globe at large. He is the president as well as the Chief Executive Officer of Nabors Industries. This is the global leading company that deals with oil and natural gas drilling. Nabors industries under the leadership of Tony Petrello has risen to be the number one service provider in the mining sector. The innovative ideas that have been put in place by Tony Petrello have made the firm a global leader. Since he joined the firm in 1991 as the Chief Operating Officer, he has been a key player in ensuring that the firm realizes substantial growth. When the history of Nabors is written, Tony Petrello will definitely be part of it. Although he has an educational background in mathematics and law, Tony has not disappointed as a business executive.
Tony Petrello holds a master in mathematics from the University of Yale. This is the university that spotted his talent in mathematics and offered him a full scholarship. Tony had the unique opportunity of being mentored by one of the best mathematicians at the time known as Serge Lang. Serge was a professor of mathematics at the institution. Together they worked on a number of mathematical theories that remained unproven. Tony handled problems that his fellow students could not even attempt.
Tony Petrello, however, did not become a mathematician as many hoped. At some point, he dropped his dream of being a mathematician and shifted to law studies. He joined Harvard law school where he graduated with a Juris Doctor. This was a considerably a big shift given that he had moved from mathematics to social sciences. However, this shift did not in any way affect his determination to accomplish his dreams.
After completing his studies, Tony Petrello married his current wife, Cynthia. Before working for Nabors industries, Tony Petrello worked for various business enterprises. When he finally joined Nabors, it was never a walk in the Park. He had to work his way up like every other employee in the firm. Tony Petrello joined Nabors in 1991 as the COO. As the manager responsible for operations in the firm, Tony streamlined the activities of the firm in such a way that they aligned with the business goals. His contribution in the firm has been huge. As the CEO he is responsible for all activities that happen at the firm.