Tony Petrello is one of the prominent business personalities in the United States. He is the CEO of the biggest oil and gas drilling firm in the country called Nabors Industries. Petrello has worked with this firm helping it achieve all the goals it had set out to accomplish. As the CEO, he has ensured that it is making profits consistently. His work in this company has been recognized and even ranked as one of the best CEOs in the country. Tony Petrello has taken this company from a middle market level to being one of the top companies in the world.
The contributions of Tony Petrello in the corporate sector are great, but he is also doing something also very good in different areas. Petrello is turning heads with his contributions to philanthropy. He has been contributing generously to causes which have potential to change the lives of the people. His philanthropic work has even moved to Nabors Industrious, where he has created a culture of giving back to the community in the company. Workers are now eager to help the needy in the community after learning from their CEO. Nabors is now making various donations to relief funds meant to assist various groups of people.
In the recent case of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, the hand of Nabors Industries was predominant. After the floods, there was an appeal for the local community and businesses to come out and support the victims. Tony Petrello took that opportunity to deploy workers to the area. Any employee who was willing to participate in the rescue mission was sent on a paid-leave. This resulted in a high number of employees who volunteered to participate on behalf of Nabors. The company became one of the well-represented companies in the rescue mission. On top of that, the workers and the CEO contributed $300,000 to the relief fund to support the same victims. Tony contributed an equal amount to what his workers contributed.
Another case of philanthropy which Tony Petrello has supported in the development is the first neurological research center in Texas. Tony has given $5 million to Texas Children’s Hospital which is behind the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Center. The center is trying to come up with a solution to the treatment of neurological disorders in children. Tony is one of those affected by such medical conditions through his daughter Carena who developed Cerebral Palsy after birth.