Guilherme Paulus started a tour company called CVC Brasil Operadora e Agemcia de Viagens in 1972. CVC is still around and running strong. It is currently the largest tour operator in Latin America. Thanks to Guilherme Paulus’s know-how. In 2005, Guilherme Paulus took a big step and established GJP Hotels and Resorts. GJP currently controls about 15 resorts and hotels in the country of Brazil. In anticipation for an influx of tourists as a result of the 2014 World Cup, GJP planned on constructing more hotels near airports.
Very recently, terra.com came out with a very interesting outline of Guilherme’s life and career. According to the article, Paulus was born in San Paolo in 1949. He studied business administration in college. Along with a man named Vicente Chechiari, he founded CVC in 1972, at the age of 24 years old. Over the decades, Paulus’s talents led to the massive growth of CVC. In 2009, Guilherme Paulus sold part of CVC to Carlyle Group. Carlyle Group purchased roughly 63.6% of the company, equaling about $420 million. CVC put their capital on the the stock exchange in 2013. Their revenues are about $5.2 billion, and they plan on opening about 100 new locations per year.
In 2017, he was on the cover of IstoE Dinheiro Magazine. He was named Entrepreneur of the Year for those people who work in the Services Sector. He was awarded in Sao Paulo for his work, a joyous occasion that marked a milestone in his career.
As of March 2013, Guilherme Paulus is worth $1.1 billion. Paulus is married and has two children. As a young man, he worked at IBM as an intern. What keeps his zest for working alive is the fact that he enjoys taking part in an endeavor where jobs are being created and the economy is being helped. It is quite obvious that he is dedicated to helping his country and individual communities. At the same time, he is dedicated to making the dreams come true of tourists who flock to Brazil for a nice time.