Tony Petrello is one of the people who has played a crucial role in the development of the drilling industry in the United States as well as the whole world in general. The contribution of Tony Petrello has left a lot of admiration from many quarters. He has performed so well for this industry that he has been made the highest paid business executive from the sector. In 2014, he topped the list of highest paid CEOs in the world. He was earning an annual salary of $68 million. The contribution of Tony Petrello to the drilling firm known as Nabors Industries has been huge. Since he joined the industry he has only worked for this company. This means that he has been with this company for more than two decades. He has worked in various positions of leadership for the company.
His first duty in the company was his role as the chief operating officer for the company. He has been promoted to other positions including that of the president of the firm a number of times. He reached the pinnacle of the management in 2011 when he was appointed the chief executive officer of the drilling firm. Nabors Industries is located in Texas.
Tony Petrello had a very interesting early life. Before he got to the position of the CEO, he was into various industries. He has worked in the academic and legal sectors. In both fields, he performed very well. He gained his degrees in mathematics from the Yale University. He is a holder of masters in mathematics. While still at the Yale University, he worked together with professor Serge Lang who was a mathematics professor in the institution to prove various mathematical theories.
Tony Petrello was not contented with a career as a mathematician, he switched his degree program and joined Harvard University for his law degree. He later worked at a law firm in New York known as Baker &McKenzie. Tony Petrello accomplished a lot while working for this law firm. He managed to bring a lot of clients into this law firm. At some point, he was promoted to the position of the managing partner. This is a role that he carried out very well. Tony Petrello left the legal field to join Nabors industries as a business executive. He went on to accomplish a lot for the company. He still is the current CEO of the drilling company. Tony Petrello is truly a master of business management.