Anthony Petrello, or more commonly called Tony, is the CEO of Nabors Industries Ltd. Having received his degree from Yale and his doctorates from Harvard, Tony is a key leader in the business world. Before becoming a member of the board for Nabors Industries Ltd Tony was a leader for an attorney firm focused on corporate law and taxation. Tony and his wife Cynthia has a daughter named Carena. UnfortunitonlyCarena was being with a medical condition that developed into her having cerebral palsy, a medical condition that makes motor skill in affected individuals to have extreme trouble in accomplishing even the simplest things in life, from walking to school or eating breakfast in the morning. Tony has committed to donating millions of dollars to find solutions for individuals with this terrible medical condition.
The Texas Children’s Hospital is a key part in Tony’s philanthropy. Having looked around the world for a place to treat his daughter Tony decided that the Texas Children’s Hospital was the best choice. He has donated up to millions of dollars to this hospital and other organizations to research this illness and figure out what is the best way to treat it to make life affected by it easier. In 2017 Tony and his wife decided to donate 50 million dollars to the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute located in the Texas Children’s Hospital. This donation creates a path forward and a light to people with cerebral palsay. Another 7 million dollars was donated by Tony to figure out what causes neurological illnesses in children.
Another charitable project created by Tony is the Endowment to Yale University in the memory of Serge Lang. Serge was one of Tony’s math teachers in Yale that he says is one of the biggest contributors to his success. This endowment is worth $150,000 dollars and is matched so that any other donations received by the university will be matched until the end of the endowment. This generous donation by Tony will allow the university to continue providing great education and scholarships to students.
Tony Petrello is a very generous and sucessful business person. While being the CEO of Nabors Industries Ltd he has provided millions of dollars to various organizations including the Texas children’s hospital to find solutions to illnesses and the University of Yale in memory of one of his most influential teachers. Tony Petrello is committed to giving back.