The true definition of a leader is one who can visualize the objectives of the firm he, categorically serves. He is a strategist that leads his organization in the correct direction–in ways of remaining competitive, especially in markets that prove highly challenging. Anthony Petrello is such a leader.
Mr. Petrello has taken all the right steps, in the form of career progression. Plus he possesses the exceptionally unique talent of providing leadership as Managing Partner of one of the largest global law-firms, full of highly competitive lawyers, to that of leading a corporation with a noticeable global presence; and within the highly competitive marketplace of oil and gas. His abilities, as to leadership, remain second to none.
Mr. Petrello, during his academic career, attained a B.S. degree and an M.S. degree in Math from the Ivy-League Higher-Learning Institution of Yale University. The University is known far-and-wide, established in the 18th century. He, next, attained his J.D. degree from the Harvard Law School–another profoundly well-established and prestigious University. His academic training, set; and a stepping stone of good grounding, led Mr. Petrello to his eventual role as Managing Partner at Baker McKenzie. The law firm is recognized globally. Mr. Petrello worked from the firm’s New York location, from 1986 to 1991.
He came on board at Nabors Industries in 1991. He served in the leadership capacities of COO and President from 1991 to 2011. He became the firm’s illustrious CEO and maintained his Presidency in 2012.
He strategically envisions expectations of the company; keeping a “forever” positive mindset. The company, Mr. Petrello serves as leader has many facets; involved with services and products related to the oil and gas markets. In example, Nabors is vertically integrated. It produces a line of drilling equipment. The focus, in this regard is relative to: efficiency of product lines and a safety aspect. The line includes automated pipe handing and unique torqueing equipment. Other equipment includes: draw-works, running tools-relative to casing, variable frequency drives and AC top drives–considered one of the industry’s foremost brands. The features of the top-drives are numerous inclusive of:
• Torque Boost;
• Floating Quill;
• Guide Runners
• A Counter-balancing feature;
• Guide System
• Connection to the Rig’s Traveling Block;
• A Disc Brake and Integral Swivel, and
• An Upper Seal that is Pressurized;and other notable characteristics.
The high-level manufacturing excellence, shown, is the path, Anthony Petrello takes in his visionary approach, within a highly competitive, and unique globalized market.
His early academic standards and his career progression, as well as his commitment as a leader to the industry, provides the assuredness needed, in order for Nabors Industries to move easily within the global market, for years to come. The company, applauds, greatly, the fundamentals of leadership, brought forward by enterprising leaders. This brand of leadership is the core of Petrello’s unique stratagem in assuring the niche industry remains diverse and highly innovative.