Guilherme Paulus is a Brazilian businessman who has made his living in Brazilian travel and tourism. He founded and heads the company of CVC. This company acts as a travel agency and specializes in offering travel packages to tourists. The company has a major online presence as one of its numerous marketing outlets. GJP group is the parent company, which Guilherme Paulus currently leads as CEO.
He’s also a member of the National Tourism Council. Among many other accomplishments, Paulus acts as a Chairman of the Board of Directors of the São Paulo Convention & Visitors Bureau. He serves on other major Brazilian travel committee boards as well.
As a self-made billionaire, Guilherme Paulus has an impressive, but a relatively short resume. He worked as an intern at IBM for just a year, before getting involved in the hospitality industry. The beginning of his career was in 1972. Being only 24 years old, he started CVC. While Guilherme Paulus remained at the helm, the company gave a nearly two-thirds stake to a private equity company. Being worth $420 million dollars, the company continued to grow over the years. In the interim, GJP Group was formed in 2005 and sought to build new properties near Brazilian airports. The move, as well as Brazil’s growing tourism sector, proved to be fruitful for Paulus and his businesses.
Guilherme Paulus is also a family man. He reports being married and having two children. With his over four decades of experience in the travel and tourism industry, he’s been given praise by both foreign and domestic travel authorities. Over 200 awards have been given over the years to recognize his significant contributions to the industry. By innovating and restructuring over the years, Paulus has maintained his position as the majority shareholder of his businesses. He is definitely someone to keep an eye out for in the business and tourism world.