Brazilian hotel owner and international entrepreneur Guilherme Paulus heads the Brazilian travel company- CVC Brazil Operadora and GJP Hotels and Resorts. Paulus worked in IBM, and he is now considered as one of the most influential businessmen in Brazil. While at IBM he was an outstanding employee and focused on his role in the company.
Education and Career Background
Guilherme Paulus was born in 1949 and studied business administration at the university. He has been working in the tourism industry for almost 50 years. The success of his business is due to his company’s ability to offer modern travel packages to consumers. Guilherme Paulus, for 15 years, he has been a part of the National Tourism Board-NTB.
Commitment to the Founding of New Stores
Paulus opened his own business in São Paulo where he was born. In 2009, Carlyle Group bought part of his company. In 2013, an offer was given to those who wanted to invest in the New Global Investment Fund-NGIF through the stock markets. Today, CVC has annual sales of $ 5.2 billion and continues to grow each year. Paulus is pleased to have the opportunity to open about 100 stores a year.
Emphasis on Social Responsibility
Guilherme Paulus believes in social responsibility, and this applies to him due to his role as a known entrepreneur. His company is involved in various honorable courses, such as the FOX project in Fozdo Iguaçu (PR). The organization focuses on providing educational opportunities to needy young people who desire to pursue their careers in the tourism industry.
Recognition in Foreign Countries
Numerous partners have collaborated with CVC, and this include major airlines and known hotels. His career has created a new job for locals looking for a career. Guilherme Paulus has won several awards from foreign governments. In 2012, he was recognized by the French authorities as a significant travel developer in France. Additionally, some countries have expressed positive views on its achievements. In 2005, network of hotels was established by Paulus, and they were known as the GJP Hotels & Resorts-GJPHR. The business kicked off as a micro venture. Currently, the company has a string of hotels in Brazil with 14 hotels and resorts.