Entrepreneurial dynamism is key to innovation as well as growth. Entrepreneurs are not only creative but driven individuals who find new combinations of various factors of production to create a new product or design revolutionary technology. Described as an individual motivated by his dream, Guilherme Paulus is one such entrepreneur who has contributed to the development of Brazil’s economy through his company CVC Brasil. Guilherme Paulus was born in Sao Paulo.
Brazil is filled with tremendous tourist opportunities. Guilherme Paulus san the opportunity to pursue a successful career. He was moved by the opportunity to shape the industry by becoming an independent business professional. Paulus dropped a luxurious career to pursue business. From his early years, Guilherme Paulus had interesting turnarounds since his parents prepared him for the challenges he would face while pursuing a career. He worked at IBM as a junior associate prior to pursuing business. While his parents pushed him to pursue a medical career, he business was his best option. He worked as a sales person for Casa Faro, a prominent tourism company.
Paulus started his business at the age of 24 when he met Carlos Vicente Cerchiari who served as a state deputy at that time. While Paulus had the idea to establish a tourist company, Cerchiari had the capital to finance the business. A proposal was made thereby founding CVC Brasil. Under Guilherme’s leadership, CVC has expanded its operations to Latin America. It’s now known as the largest tour company in Brazil. Also described as a private equity business, CVC has been providing a diverse portfolio for clients of various income levels. It has also provided various packages for domestic and international clients. Under the leadership of Paulus, CVC Brasil offers ground transportation and accommodations among others. For four decades, CVC has offered prepackaged as well as customized products with flexible payment terms and valuable propositions for clients. The company is among the first providers of leisure products to offer a wide spectrum of products to cater to all clients. Paulus is also the head of GJP Hotels and resorts. It was founded in 2005 and it manages more than 10 hotels in Brazil.