Philanthropic and Career Accomplishment of Tony Petrello

Tony is renowned for his enormous contribution to supporting good courses and also the accomplishments in his career as the chief executive officer of Nabors industry. Anthony attended Yale University in regards to education in attaining his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in mathematics. He also joined in the Harvard law school and finished with a Juris Doctor.

Anthony started his career when he joined the Baker and McKenzie law firm in 1979 where he engaged in international arbitration, general corporate law, and taxation litigations. After putting in hard work, he rose to the position of a managing partner in 1986. He worked for few other years with dedication until the year 1991 when he resigned from his post in the law firm.

Tony’s career took another turn as he was one of the elected members of the Nabors Board of Directors, following election to the Executive Committee board. His role in the two boards was very significant as he became the deputy chairman in 2003. His determination yielded fruits when he finally became the chief executive officer of the company in 2011. Since he became the CEO, the company experienced a tremendous increase in the market shares amounting to a rise of one hundred and eighty percent. Nabors industry limited is currently the largest land-based drilling company in the world with offshore drilling rigs in the international market.

Apart from his career endeavors, Tony has been very significant in the philanthropic field. After the birth of his daughter, Cerena, she was diagnosed with condition referred to as periventricular leukomalacia. Cerena is the parent’s significant motivation in the philanthropic efforts to find the best remedy to assist the children suffering from the same disorder as Cerena. His daughter’s ordeal was the turning point in Tony’s life.

Tony resorted to looking for research institution that could help his daughter and other children with the similar condition find a remedy, which would allow them to live comfortably and achieve their dreams. After a while, he noted that no research institution focused on studying the brain. Anthony sought to settle with Texas Children Hospital while supporting and funding research at Neurological Research Institute of Texas. He donated $ 7 million to the Texas Children Hospital to help in the study in 2006. Furthermore, Tony also contributed $ 150 to an award for a math professor at Yale University and promised to add to others for the prize to amount to $450.

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