Tony Petrello grew up in New Jersey. In Newark, he attended public school. He was quickly recognized as a genius in math. While in high school, he really excelled at math. Yale University noticed his math achievements and they awarded him a scholarship to the university. They even offered him the opportunity of being mentored by Serge Lang. Serge Lang was known as a great mathematics professor.
Tony Petrello received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in math at Yale University. He also met his wife Cynthia. He ended up marrying Cynthia. She became a famous actress and movie star.
However, Tony Petrello decided not to become a mathematics professor. Instead, after achieving his degrees in math at Yale University, Tony Petrello enrolled in Harvard Law School. He received his law degree and went on to join Baker & McKenzie, a famous law firm, as a lawyer. He later became a managing director of their New York branch.
Tony Petrello, in his law career, specialized in business law, especially as it related to corporate taxation and arbitration. One of his clients at Baker & Mckenzie was Nabors Industries. Nabors Industries soon realized how much of a genius Petrello was. They wanted such a genius and analyst on their team. They set out on trying to convince Tony Petrello to join their company. He eventually agreed and became a business executive. Tony Petrello quickly rose through the ranks at Nabors Industries. He joined in 1991 as their Chief Operating Officer. He soon joined the board of directors. The next year, he became the President of Nabors Industries.
Tony Petrello did a lot for the growth and expansion of Nabors Industries. For example, he was instrumental in bringing about a 32 million dollar acquisition of Grace Drilling.
Tony Petrello became Chief Executive Officer of Nabors Industries in 2011. He is also chairman of the board and chairman of the board’s executive committee. Tony Petrello knows that he operates in a competitive industry. Nevertheless, Tony Petrello is able to come up with long-term strategies to grow Nabors Industries into the large corporation that it is. Nabors continues to grow and grow because of his leadership skills and capabilities. Tony Petrello is also a director of other companies, such as Media On Demand. He has great day to day managing skills that greatly benefits the companies that he manages and directs.