Tony Petrello Gets Big Payday For Solid Performance

Tony Petrello has been serving in an executive role with Nabors Industries since the early 1990s. Recently, he has made news by receiving a large payday in fiscal year 2013. Many critics of outsized corporate compensation packages have voiced concern that this is a disproportionate payday, given what Mr. Petrello has accomplished. However, nothing could be further from the truth.

Mr. Petrello has led the firm from the verge of bankruptcy to become one of the most prominent oil services firms in the United States today. In 1986, Nabors Industries was in Chapter 11, with its future hanging in the balance. It was not until the year 1991, when Tony Petrello was brought on board as a chief operating officer, that Nabors Industries really started its upward trajectory that hasn’t stopped, all the way to the present.

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That’s not to say that Mr. Petrello was compensated lushly throughout his entire career. For most of his career, which has spanned over 25 years with the company, he has been compensated modestly, in accordance with normal corporate compensation protocols. It wasn’t until ascending to the role of chief executive officer that Mr. Petrello became eligible for larger compensation packages, which included stock options and performance bonuses. But it was only after overseeing a rise of 200% in the company’s stock valuation that Mr. Petrello received his large payday.

It’s only fair that a man who is almost single-handedly responsible for the phenomenal stock performance of a company, over a 20-year period, should be compensated according to the principle that performance should be justly rewarded.

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The Larkin & Lacey Fund: Helping Protect And Preserve Human Rights

Every awakening hour, there is at least one case of disregard of human and civil rights in the news. These acts have therefore, lead to retaliation by the people who have been offended. The bitterness harbored by the grieved causes so much harm, and disrupts the world order on so many levels. This has resulted in organizations coming forth and standing by the rights of all humans, regardless of who they are or where they come from.

International Federation for Human Rights is a nongovernmental organization operating in a hundred countries in the world. The organization’s main focus is to ensure that human rights are protected. It advocates for fairness and justice regarding humans and their rights. Any infringement of these rights is raised and it ensures that the perpetrators face the law. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: http://www.laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org/about-lacey-larkin-frontera-fund/relevant-links/

Among the many beneficiaries of the IFHR are soldiers. The organization sees to it that the wounded soldiers are treated and taken care of. In case of any injuries that may render them paralyzed, the organization makes sure that they are compensated.

Moreover, the organization makes itself useful in war countries, to provide relief foods and protection for the citizens. Using the grants and donations, the organizations is able to help restore peace and sustainability on the aggrieved.

Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin, the founders of the Phoenix New Times had experienced a lot of discrimination. They had realized that most Hispanic individuals were being prejudiced at their work places.

Being in the limelight, they always wanted to change the views and the way people acted on the news. This realization and pursuit to correct the social injustices resulted in the birth and establishment of the Larkin & Lacey Fund.

The Fund was began using $3.1 Million that was acquired from a court settlement. The fund therefore, helps support other organizations, such as the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona and Arizona Dream Act Coalition in their fight for human and civil rights. Additionally the organization ensures that the rights of immigrants are heard and that the reforms being put in place are just and fair for them as well.

To further the course of the fund, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin recently introduced the Borderline Issue Chair, a forum that creates awareness in schools and institutions. The program helps students to access materials and share information regarding human, civil and immigrants’ rights.

Through their determination and from their personal experiences, the founders are determined to educate more people and especially students on the importance of fighting for the preservation and protection of human rights.

So far, the organization has exposed more than fifty cases and has published articles on them to discourage any forms of discrimination in the country and across the globe.

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Norman Pattiz Announces Results Of Studies Conducted By Edison Research

Norman Pattiz, the Executive Chairman for PodcastOne, announced the results of a podcast advertising study. This was a series of three comprehensive studies, conducted using five major national consumer brands across five different product and service categories.

Surveys taken online line before and after then campaign had run for 4 to 6 weeks, showed a positive response to new messaging and became more likely to consider the advertised product for purchase. The focus is to show that podcast advertising can be more effective than traditional methods. Edison Research and PodcastOne were excited to partner with the five companies to show how effective podcast advertising is.

PodcastOne is the nation’s leading advertiser supported podcast network. It was founded by Norman Pattiz, who also founded radio giant Westwood One. The network boasts over 340 hours of original programming each week. It features 200 of the most popular podcasts.

Edison Research is the leading researcher in the podcasting space. They conduct survey research and provide strategic information for many clients. They are the only provider for election exit poll data for the National Election Pool. Learn more about Norman Pattiz: http://normanpattiz.com/

Norman Pattiz is the Founder and Executive Chairman of PodcastOne, which he launched in 2013. He has over 40 years of experience in radio syndication. He also founded Westwood One, which for many years was America’s largest provider of news, sports, entertainment, and talk. In 2010 he founded and launched the Courtside Entertainment Group. This company produced and distributed programming.

Norman Pattiz was appointed in 2000 by President Clinton to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors of the United States of America. He was then reappointed in 2002 by President Bush. The Board oversees all U.S. nonmilitary broadcasting services.

He was inducted in 2009 into the National Radio Hall of Fame. He also received the Giants of Broadcasting Award from the Library of American Broadcasting.

He is the Chairman of the Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Security Laboratories. He is a Regent of the University of California, as well as a member of the Council of Foreign Relations, and the Pacific Council on International Relations.