Sometimes, the people best placed to describe you is those who were by your side when you began your journey to success. To best understand Tony Petrello, the Nabor Industries CEO, you will have to tap into some of the things his college roommate, Lloyd Grove has to say about him. His eager demeanor that was manifested in a public school back in 1972 grew into a drive that has steered Tony into being one of the most successful business moguls of the modern world.
His love for math was evident from a very young age and his consistent dedication to proofing arcane theorems when other kids were busy playing naughty definitely have something to do with his hard work and focused demeanor. He graduated from the Harvard University with his J.D degree and also holds a MS and BS in Mathematics from Yale University. After his studies, he began his career life by signing up with Baker & McKenzie’s New York office where he worked as the Managing Partner from 1986 to 1991.
After this, he moved to Nabors Industries where he began as the Chief Operating Officer before making his way up the corporate ladder to become the Chief Executive officer and Board of Nabors Industry chair in 2012. position has made his one of the best paid CEOs in the region. His compensation for 2015 stood at an amazing $27,512,939. $1,580,077 was his salary and $16,863,656 came from his stock shares. He also received $7,727,000 as bonus and the rest as different kinds of compensation.
Anthony Petrello is married to his college sweetheart, Cynthia Carrafa and are together active philanthropic givers. Carrafa ia a soap opera actress and producer and the mother to Carena. Their daughter, Carena, was born premature and developed a cerebral palys condition that drove the family to spend money furthering the search for a solution to the condition. Anthony has given up to $7 million to grow neurological research and experiments at the Texas Children’s Hospital.