The birth Cerena Petrello to Tony and Cynthia Petrello has changed their lives forever. Their efforts in finding a cure for their eight-year-old daughter has also benefited the community around them. In total, the family has made a donation of $5 million to be used to help in the research of neurological disorders in children.
Furthermore, the family has pledged an additional $ 2 million for the same cause. Tony Petrello’s daughter was born with a neurological condition having been born weighing 20 ounces and at 24 weeks. She suffers from a condition called Periventricular Leukomalacia, and this hasn’t affected the love for their child.
While he openly admits it’s difficult not to know what sign to expect from her daughter, Tony says that the support he has received from his friends and family is overwhelming. Other than serving as the chief executive officer of Nabor Industries, Tony Petrello is a board member at the Texas Children’s Hospital. Tony Petrello has been with the company since the year 1991 and has had many positions, roles and responsibilities.
He was appointed to the current role six years ago. Before this role, Tony Petrello was the deputy chairman for eight years ending in 2011. He has also served as the chairman of the board for many years. His main responsibilities with the current role are strategic planning as well as developing strategies to help the company grow. Apart from Nabor Industries, Tony Petrello is a director at other two companies known as Hilcorp Energy Company and Stewart & Stevenson LLC.
Tony Petrello is as a result of the education he received as a young man coupled with hard work. Tony Petrello holds two degrees. A J.D degree from Harvard Law School and a degree from Yale University where he specialized in Mathematics. Prior establishing himself with Nabor Industries, Tony Petrello used to work with Baker and McKenzie Law Firm where he even served as a managing director in the New York office. Some of his specialties during his days at this law firm included arbitration, corporate law as well as taxation. Tony Petrello is 61 years old and has an estimated annual salary of $8 million.