Nabors Industries Limited is a globally renowned energy company that deals with geothermal and natural gas. The company operates in the world’s biggest sources of this raw material including the USA and the Middle East among other giants in natural gas production. Nabors Industries Limited has been doing very well and the credits can only be given to Tony Petrello who has been at the helm of the company’s top leadership for years. His leadership and business acumen has propelled the company into the industry giant that it is today. Tony Petrello joined Nabors Industries in 1991 and over the years he has been doing a great job.
His rise to the top job in the company has been accredited to his academic qualifications which can only be best described as enviable. Tony is a trained and a certified lawyer. He completed his law school in one of the best universities in the world, the Harvard University. He later joined Yale University to pursue a bachelor’s degree and eventually a Master’s degree in mathematics. With such kind of credentials, it was not difficult for him to land a prestigious job in any field of his interest. He first decided to pursue law and in 1979 he joined law firm as his first professional pursuit.
After years of practicing law, Tony Petrello, decided it was time to quite law and pursue something more fulfilling. As a great academician, he could land a good job in any field. In 1991, he got a job at the Nabors Industries where he has been working to date.Over the years, he has ascended through the ranks to become one of the most influential high ranking members in the company. Currently he chairs the board of directors and he is the Chief Executive Officer. In addition, Tony Petrello is also the sitting director of the Texas Children’s Hospital in the following: http://www.philanthropyroundtable.org/topic/excellence_in_philanthropy/deep_in_the_heart_of_texas click here.
Arthur Becker attended Bennington College in Vermont where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree. He was also a student at the Graduate School of Business Dartmouth. In 1988 Mr. Becker joined Bear Stearns in their private client services department. In 1991, he started a proxy contest with Arnold Palmer with the intention of replacing the senior management of ProGroup and the board of directors. ProGroup supplies golf equipment for Duckster, HotZ and Arnold Palmer. He was successful in the proxy and as the board of directors Chairman he directed the company’s sale in 1994.
In 1994 Arthur Becker founded Bnox and acted as the company’s President and Founder. The company developed an optical technology company who purpose was to create products for the single use camera markets. The company’s products were available at Rite Aid, T Maxx, Wal-Mart and CVS. Click here to know more.
Advance Partners was the next company founded by Mr. Becker. This was a financial advisory company who acquired numerous businesses based in the United Kingdom. They advised the Cendant Corporation in 1998 regarding purchasing a National Car Park for 1.1 Billion GBP.
Arthur Becker and a financial partner founded Atlantic Investors in 2001. They made acquisitions of three data center companies in the United States. He was the company’s CEO for three years made a second public offering and completed ten acquisitions. He focused on the market for enterprise hosting solutions and the cloud services business. He sold the company in 2011 to Time Warner.
Once Mr. Becker had invested in a digital magazine distributor called Zinio he was appointed as CEO and Chairman in 2012. Zinio sells approximately 6,000 different magazines in more than 45 countries. He was the leader in transforming the company to EBITDA profitability and revamped the supply chains focus. Mr. Becker oversaw the acquisition of a company specializing in digital technology operating in Barcelona and Vietnam. Eventually he replaced himself as the company’s CEO and Chairman although he is still a member of the board.
Mr. Becker lives in Miami and New York and is active as a real estate investor and with companies in the field of technological growth.