Guilherme Paulus rose to become one of the most influential and successful businessmen in the history of Brazil. In 2009 in sold a portion of his company CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A., a company with he found it for $420 Million.
Guilherme Paulus currently sits as the chairman of the board of directors of CVC Brasil, a position he has held since October 2013. Since CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. was founded back in 1972, it has since grown to include 209 across various markets.
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With offices in over 23 states in Brazil and in multiple locations across the globe, CVC is currently one of the top ten tourism companies in the world. In 2013, Paulus joined the Forbes list of billionaires a rare achievement by any businessman. Guilherme was able to grow his fortune by aggressively building strategies to expand the markets reached by CVC. In addition to his aggressive implementing business strategies in an effort to grow his tourism company, in 2005 he began investing heavily into the hotel markets. Eventually founding his first hotel and resorts company, Guilherme Paulus named GJP Group. By the time the World Cup will come to Brazil in 2014 and a short two years later the Summer Olympics. GJP Group had already positioned themselves as a well-established hotel chain poised and ready to reap the benefits the surge of economic activity associated with these two events.
On his journey to acquire his fortune, Guilherme Paulus is responsible for enhancing the lives of many people around him and his business practices. Today, CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A is responsible for employing over 3000 employees, while simultaneously doing business with over 1000 suppliers. A philanthropies at heart makes Paulus one of the most well respected and well-liked businessmen in the country.