Leadership is a trait not exhibited by many. Some people are charismatic. Leadership just oozes from them. They always have a following despite the circumstances; people love them for who they are and what they do. Tony Petrello is one such leader.
Tony Petrello has served as the CEO of Nabors Industries for over five years now. He holds a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School, a Bachelor of Science and a Master’s of Science degrees in Mathematics from the Yale University. His career has undergone an incredible transformation with the firm. He started out as the Chief Operating Officer of the company, a post he held for a year. He then climbed the ladder to the company’s Presidency, a capacity he held for almost two decades since 1992.
Before he became a part of the company, he had worked with Baker and McKenzie law firm as a Managing Partner. He has chaired the Board at Nabors Since 2012. At Stewart & Stevenson, Texas Children’s Hospital, and MediaOnDemand.com, he oversaw proper governance as he served as the Director.
Nabors Industries, under the leadership of Tony Petrello, is an aggressive investor in the petroleum industry. It provides drilling services, performance tools, and up-to-date technologies throughout the global gas and oil markets. The company is a pace setter towards the transformation of the industry.
Tony Petrello has made total compensation of $27,512,939 in 2015 fiscal year. In a more detailed breakdown, $16,863,656 was used as stock, $7,727,000 was received as a bonus, $1,580,077 was awarded to salary, and $1,342,206 was used for other types of compensation according to the proxy statement. He not only stands out as the best corporate leader but also as the best-paid CEOs in America today.