Guilherme Paulus is a recent winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award for his brilliance in managing businesses in the hospitality industry. He is the co-founder of the biggest tour company in Brazil known as CVC Brasil Operadora e Agência de Viagens S.A. Through his leadership, CVC has become a notable company in the tour industry in the whole of Latin America. He started CVC in 1972 when he was 24 years old alongside Carlos Vicente, a local government employee at the time.
Before setting up CVC, Guilherme Paulus was working as an intern for IBM. While working with IBM, he met clients from different parts of the world and had exposure to the international business arena. It is by applying this knowledge that he has managed to steer this company in the right direction. Guilherme de Jesus Paulus is now a great entrepreneur in Latin America. His contributions to the growth of the tourism industry are exceptional.
Guilherme Paulus started his company in his birthplace town of Sao Paulo. The company has over the years grown into a significant player in the tourism industry in the whole of South America to the extent that he has sold part of the business to an American company Carlyle Group. In 2013, CVC was listed as a publicly traded company. Currently, CVC attracts an annual revenue of more than $5.2 billion, and the amount continues to increase significantly every year. CVC has also established innovative mechanisms of marketing. In almost every shopping mall in Brazil and Latin America at large, CVC is opening new stores. On average, Guilherme Paulus is adding 100 stores every year. He is interested in exploiting in the untapped markets. Check out Guilherme Paulus on videos.band
Guilherme Paulus loves being involved in social work. As a successful entrepreneur, he is trying to do noble causes that will help the less fortunate in society. He is supporting various organizations that sponsor disadvantaged children to access quality educational opportunities. It is especially interested in children who would love to pursue careers in the tourism industry. He is also working with a tourism organization that is training students in hospitality related industry to acquire hands-on experience in the tourism industry.