To be a successful businessperson, you need to be determined and remain focused always. This is clearly seen in the life of Guilherme Paulus, who is a re-known world’s businessman. He clearly showed characteristics of a successful entrepreneur. He was even listed as one of the world’s richest billionaires by Forbes. This was as a result of the achievements he attained from the tourism industry and as the founder of CVC Corp, one of the biggest tourism agencies in the world.
However, he did not become a billionaire overnight. His journey stared after his education. The journey continued for years. He started working at the age of 20 years. He had worked for IBM as intern, where he gained significant experience and skills.
In 1972, Guilherme Paulus, co-founded CVC Operadora Agency. He founded this company with a Brazilian politician at the age of 24 years only. However, after four years of the company’s establishment, his partner left the company. Guilherme Paulus was left to manage the company on his own.
Even having been left to lead the company, he still soldiered on. Being the chairman of the company from 1972, he ensured that he gave his best to make sure the company was a success. Under his governance, CVC grew to become the biggest Latin America’s tour operator company.
In addition, the global private equity brought on 63% stake on board in CVC. This price is estimated at $420 million. The company is expected to submit a list of its shares late this year.
Moreover, Guilherme Paulus did not stop at governing and running CVC. In 2005, he went ahead and founded GJP Hotels and Resorts. Interestingly, he manages more than 15 hotels and resorts in Brazil. Guilherme Paulus chaired the board of directors at GJP Hotels & Resorts until his removal from the position. His son, Gustavo Paulus, took over the chairmanship after his resignation.
Guilherme has remained to be a great leader and entrepreneur in the country. In addition, he is a Board member at the GJP FIP. Also, he is a member of the Tourism National Board, which was named by the Republic’s President.
Check more about Guilherme Paulus: https://exame.abril.com.br/negocios/o-novo-imperio-que-o-bilionario-fundador-da-cvc-quer-erguer/