CEO And Neurological Research Donor, Anthony Petrello

Anthony Petrello is the President and CEO of Nabors Industries, a world leading Geothermal, oil and natural gas drilling contracting company that is operating on land through Africa, the Far East, Middle East as well as throughout the Americas. Anthony also holds positions on several Boards, such as the Director at the Texas Children’s Hospital, Inc. He received his early education from Harvard Law School, acquiring his Jurist Doctorate then progressing to acquire his BS and MS from Yale University.

Above and beyond his duties of leadership within Nabors Industries, having been elected to the Board of Directors in 1991 and served as president and Chief Operating Officer, Anthony Petrello also provided strategic planning and direction to enable Nabors Industries to not only adapt in the ever changing world of energy but also thrive in the competitive environment.

Anthony and his wife, Cynthia Petrello, were told their daughter, Carena, was diagnosed with a neurological disorder called periventricular leukomalacia. After discovering this, Anthony Petrello and his wife worked closely with the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute to help find treatment for this disorder. Scouring the world for research centers focused on issues of the brain in children became a passion for Anthony and Cynthia, giving up not only their time and energy but additionally a donation of five million dollars was given with an overall donation promise of seven million dollars was given to the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital. Each day is a new day for a miracle to happen for the Petrello family.