Anthony Petrello Philanthropic Practices in Texas Launching Neurological Research InstituteOctober 8, 2017 - Author: steph
Tony Petrello, the CEO and President of Nabors Industries, is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world. Since joining Nabors in 1991, Anthony has served in several executive positions at the company. He has steered the organization in a positive direction. Tony Petrello has played a major role in the company`s recent expansion. The firm is among the top drilling companies in the world. Nabors provides high-level drilling services and safest drilling rigs in the market.
Tony`s dedication at Nabors has not hindered him from being involved in philanthropic donations and charitable services. Anthony Petrello is devoted to his community. Tony and his wife donated $5 million to the Neurological Research Institute located at Texas Children`s Hospital. The donations will improve the medical facilities and services at the hospital.
The couple understands the challenges that disabled children experience. They have an 8-year old daughter who suffers from leukomalacia (PVL), that resulted in cerebral palsy. The condition developed because of insufficient blood flow to the brain cells, while she was an infant. The child requires special treatment to learn basic functions. The couple is willing to help other children with disabilities.
The Neurological Research Institute is dedicated to finding a cure for neurological challenges that affect children of all ages. Tony and his wife believe that scientists will find a cure for their daughter`s illness. Tony and his wife are conventional speakers at occasions, pertaining neurological disorders. The couple shares their stories at various conventions.
Most of Tony Petrello`s speech is about the tribulations of raising a disabled child. The experience of raising his daughter is the most humbling experience of his life. Tony argued that no amount of will power or perseverance could solve the issue, that was affecting his daughter. He has connected with researchers and doctors to find a cure for the disorder.
About Anthony Petrello
Other than being the CEO and President of Nabors Industries, Petrello is the Chairman of the organization`s Board of Executives. The company is located in Hamilton, Bermuda.
Anthony Petrello has acquired many academic certificates and honors. He is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard University. He attended Harvard Law School, where he acquired a J.D. degree. Anthony also pursed BS and MS degrees in Mathematics. He started his professional career when he joined a law firm, Baker & McKenzie, in 1979.
Petrello Joined Nabors in 1991 as the Chief Operating Officer. He was elected President of the organization in 1992. He was later nominated Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board in 2003. He held the position until 2012, when he became the Chairman. The Executive Board elected him as the CEO of the company in 2011.