Anthony G. Petrello, who goes by the name of Tony, is the CEO and President of Nabors Industries LTD. The company provides industrial services and related equipment for drilling. It is a large, globally operating company, with drilling locations throughout the world.
Tony Petrello has served in his current role since 2012 as CEO. The company maintains its headquarters in Texas. Nabors Industries LTD gives back to the local community in which it serves, in many ways. When hurricane Harvey made its way through Texas, the Houston area was hard hit.
Many residents lost their homes due to the devastating storm. This includes many of company employees, who also felt the effect of the storm. The roads were flooded, there were massive power outages, and many businesses were forced to close. Nabors Industries, as well as many of its employees, were quick to respond and lend a helping hand to their fellow Texans.
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The company, which has its own on site kitchen facility, provided food. They prepared and distributed three meals a day to the Houston victims of hurricane Harvey. Tony Petrello also set up a fund called the Nabors Disaster Relief Fund, to match the contributions that were made by his employees. Employee contributions totaled over $173,000, and the company matched that amount.
Further to its charitable efforts, there is the Nabors Charitable Foundation. The Foundation has funded scholarships exceeding the amount of $1 million. The scholarships are made available to company employees, as well as to family members of the employees. Tony Petrello attended Yale University on a scholarship, and he is committed to helping others achieve great things with hard work. He went on to attend Harvard University. In memory of Serge Lang, one of his old professors, Tony Petrello donated $150,000 to Yale.
He is an Italian American, born into a working class family. He was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey. Tony Petrello came from a humble background, and he is a man who is still humble, in spite of the great success he has realized in his life. He is a philanthropist, and he and his wife Cynthia donate large sums of money to numerous charities and worthy health organizations for the sick and needy, especially for the children.