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Carina Lovato Gillenwater


Vice President, Human Resources

With more than 20 years of human resources experience in the energy industry, Gillenwater currently serves as Nabors’ vice president of human resources.

Prior to joining Nabors, Gillenwater achieved success in the human resources field at Schlumberger Ltd. and Smith International Inc. Her vast expertise across international markets began early in her career in her home country, Brazil, while working with Weatherford International. Gillenwater quickly advanced and was transferred to the global corporate headquarters office in the United States.

Fluency in Portuguese, Spanish, and English, along with her passion for learning new languages and cultures, has allowed Gillenwater to thrive in various global organizations. She has successfully operated in highly volatile political and global environments through her ability to learn and become knowledgeable of the local culture, which is critical for creating synergy and trust.

Gillenwater holds a bachelor’s degree from Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS) in Brazil, with a heavy emphasis in business administration, compensation, leadership development and overall human resources practices.