Some people are destined for greatness. It could be luck. It could be skill. For most people it is a combination of both. This is certainly true for Anthony Petrello.
According to Lloyd Grove, Tony’s college roommate, at the young age of 18 Tony was already a whiz at math. He could be seen scribbling ancient mathematical theorems on greasy napkins. Tony would go on to become a protégé to none other than Professor Serge Lang who was himself a renowned mathematician the world over. Tony was destined to do ground breaking work in the world of mathematics if he continued in that field. However, it would soon become apparent to Tony that the life of a mathematician was not for him and he would give up that life to pursue a degree in law and more information click here.
Tony Petrello would go on to earn a justice degree from Harvard Law. Using that degree Tony would land a job at the law firm Baker and McKenzie where he worked from 1979 to 1991. He was so skilled at his job in corporate law that he would get promoted to the position of Managing Partner with the New York office. He served there faithfully from 1986 to 1991 which is where he caught the eye of one of Baker and McKenzie’s largest clients, Nabors Industries.
Nabors Industries offered Tony the role of Chief Operating Officer in 1991 and he gladly accepted. In 1992 he began serving as the company’s president and he holds that position all the way to the present time. In October of 2011 he was offered the role of Chief Executive Officer in addition to his role as president. Following his promotion as Chief Executive officer he became Chairman of the Board in 2012 and learn more about Tony.
Underneath his leadership and skills stock prices have rose over 180%. The increase of profit led to a nice increase of salary for Tony Petrello. The increase in salary was so generous that he would be named one of the highest paid CEOs in the world and Tony’s lacrosse camp.