Guilherme Paulus is an entrepreneur who is very passionate about business. Over his 40 year career in the hotel industry, Mr Paulus has displayed his skills, keen business sense, and passion for the many guests that have graced his 20 plus hotels and resorts.
He is the co-founder and President of the board of advisors for CVC Brazil and GJP Hotels and Resorts. Before co-founding CVC Brazil at the age of 24, he previously worked at the computer manufacturing giant, IBM.
Guilherme Paulus was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He still lives in his birth city to this day. CVC Brazil is only growing with time. Guilherme is looking to establish about 100 new stores each year around Brazil. To date, the growing company makes an annual revenue of $5.2 billion dollars. Mr. Paulus is not only focused on profits, but being a socially responsible businessman. He regularly donates to many causes, especially to children who want to in the hospitality industry. This includes the National Project of Professional Initiation in Tourism and the PIET project. Another organization Mr. Paulus supports is the Dr. Klaide Care and Education Institution. This organization provides a number of tools and skills to impoverished youth.
The successful hotelier has won a number of awards for his work in the industry. In 2017, Guilherme won the Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Revolutionary Consumer Relations Award, and Personality of the Year Award for his accomplishments. He also sits on the board as an official member of the National Tourism of Council for the last decade and a half. Guilherme is always looking to create new hotels and resorts in his home country. This means he is also creating new jobs for people in his community. Mr. Paulus sold CVC Brazil for a whopping $750 million dollars, but still owns eight percent of the hotel. Guilherme Paulus spends a lot of his days traveling to make sure his businesses are running efficiently. He also checks in with employees to see how they are doing. This keeps Guilherme Paulus in touch with what’s going on in the world, and that is very important for him.