The oil industry is one of the richest industries in the economy. By extension, oil executives are some of the richest people too a fact that Anthony Petrello is a testimony of having been the most paid CEO in 2015. One thing though that Mr. Anthony Petrello is not is the common mentality of oil executives as greedy and vain. As the CEO of one of the largest oil drilling companies Nabors Industries, Tony’s efforts are not only dedicated to helping the company achieve its objectives but also seeing that the life of children suffering from neurological brain disorders get transformed.
Anthony Petrello and his wife started this long life journey after their daughter Carena was born prematurely and diagnosed with cerebral palsy. According to research, cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder that affects children’s abilities at a tender or birth to perform basic activities. Ideally what this means is that the brain does not recognize activities such as chewing, talking and even walking. Cerana’s case is among the thousands of cerebral palsy cases being witnessed in America today and hence the commitment by Anthony and his wife towards aiding research development in this field.
Up to date Anthony Petrello has supported in millions of dollars and emotionally towards this course. The most recent financial donation made by Mr. Anthony Petrello was to a tune of $5 million with an additional pledge of $2 million that will help bring certain research into fruition. In addition to the financial contribution, Tony also contributes to philanthropy by being a member and chairing certain non-profit organizational boards including the Texas Children’s Hospital Board of Trustees.
About Anthony Petrello
Anthony Petrello also famously known as Tony is the Chairman, President and CEO of Nabors Industries one of the largest oil drilling companies in the world today. Prior to assuming the top position job at the company Mr. Anthony served the company at different executive positions building himself career wise and also the company.
Professionally Anthony Petrello is a lawyer and a mathematician having successfully completed a law degree from Harvard School of Law and a Mathematics degree from Yale University. Tony’s prowess in Mathematics is well document with his achievements with the late Professor Serge Lang being the climax of it all. Despite having a well decorated CV, Mr. Petrello has been able to remain humble befitting the profile of a business executive of his stature.
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