When it comes to the oil industry, Nabors Industries Ltd has been recorded as one of the largest oil drilling company. This is because; it offers rigs for offshore and land sections with regards to the exploration of oil.
The man responsible for making the Nabors Industries Ltd one of the largest oil companies in the world is Anthony Petrello. Mr. Petrello holds the position of the Boards of Directors and Chairperson to the Executive Committee of the firm since 2012. He was able to get this prestigious position after serving the company as its CEO and President for nearly twenty years.
As a lawyer from Harvard, Mr. Petrello has worked in various law institutions before joining Nabors Industries. He worked with Baker & McKenzie law firm for nearly five years, and he was the firm’s Managing Partner. His legal practices majorly focused on corporate law, International Arbitration and Taxation. He also serves as the Director of Stewart& Stevenson LLC and a member of Texas Children’s Hospital Board of Trustees.
Apart from business, Anthony is a family man, and he loves and cherishes his family. Anthony and his beloved wife Cynthia Petrello are blessed with a girl called Carena Francesca. She born with a condition identified as PVL (Periventricular Leukomalacia) and this caused her life become different from other girls. This was visible when by the age of five; she could not talk, move without a wheelchair or even feed herself. Seeing how his daughter was struggling, Carena’s condition became Anthony’s priority.
His daughter’s health is what pushed Anthony to become a philanthropist as every philanthropist is expected to have a motivation that drives them. Mr. Petrello and his friends decided to become the face of medical philanthropy. As he was busy trying to figure out exactly what went wrong for his daughter, to be born with that condition, the idea of helping research programs was born.
Together with the assistance of his close friends in the oil industry, they decided to fund the research programs, something they do up to date. Anthony was able to raise more than seven million dollars for the projected thanks to lunches. Despite his busy schedule and his position in the oil industry, he is able to serve as an advocate for the kids suffering from neurological disorder courtesy of clinical and research programs in the country. His philanthropic and business acumen ventures have touched a lot of lives as not many people are able to do what he does.