Guilherme Paulus has been named the Entrepreneur of the year, but his success doesn’t stop there. Paulus is also responsible for assisting with the growth of his international tourism company. CVC is now recognized as the biggest tour business in Latin America. Paulus cofounded the company with Carlos Vicente when he was 24 years old.
Always An Entrepreneur
Guilherme Paulus started out as an IBM intern, but he never let go of his entrepreneurial spirit. His full name is Guilherme de Jesus Paulus. His ambition and drive are also working with his passion for serving the community.
The Growth Of CVC
Guilherme Paulus started his company in Sao Paulo. Carlyle Group wound up purchasing a piece of the company in 2009. A few years later Paulus had his new investment fund listed on the stock exchange. Currently, CVC has revenues of $5.2 billion, and the amount is growing annually. Paulus is excited about the rapid annual growth. He anticipates opening an estimate of 100 stores each year. His tourism business holds locations in various malls all over Brazil. Now the company plans to open up in locations that are not as populated. Less populated areas should be able to attract different clientele. Paulus works together with the Omni Channel idea to mix in online vendors with the brick and mortar locations.
Remaining An Active Philanthropist
Guilherme Paulus appreciates the idea of social accountability. His company has been active in several noble projects, such as the PIET project in Foz do Iguacu in Parana, Brazil. The organization’s goal is to create educational chances for disadvantaged youth ho dream of working in tourism. Paulus has also supported the National Project of Professional Initiation in Tourism. The NPPIT lets children get hands-on experience in the world of tourism. The company also has the goal of supporting local communities. CVC has already given about ten years of support to the Dr. Klaide Care and Education Institution. The Dr. Klaide institution has a past of assisting adolescents by giving donations for health care, school, and counseling.