Guilherme Paulus is a Brazilian born entrepreneur that has founded several highly successful businesses. He founded his first business in 1972 with a politician named Carlos Vicente Cerchiari. His business partner left the Venture only four years after its creation. The politician sold his shares in the company to Guilherme Paulus and left him to run the company all on his own. Although he faced many obstacles, he managed to lead the company to a tremendous success. The name of this company is the CVC travel agency. It is now known as the largest Tourist operator in all of Latin America. See more of Guilherme Paulus on facebook.
Guilherme Paulus felt that he can still take this company to greater heights of success with the support of a global investment. In 2009, he decided to sell 63.6% of the company to the global investment firm, the Carlyle Group. Guilherme Paulus has managed to remain a third owner of the company. The CVC travel agency is now able to generate an annual revenue of 5.2 billion. The company put up its capital on Stock Exchange in 2013.
Guilherme has been able to found one of the largest national hotel chains that specializes in leisure tourism and events. The name of this company is the GJP network. It is a network of hotels and resorts all over the country of Brazil. The company began with only one establishment, and it now has control of 19 hotels and resorts in the country of Brazil. It is currently looking to build and acquire more hotels and resorts near airports in Brazil.
In 2006, he acquired the small airline named Webjet. This tiny airline had only one aircraft in its fleet at the time of its acquisition. Guilherme Paulus was able to transform this airline into the third largest airline that operates in Brazil. He sold the company to gol in 2011.
The Brazilian entrepreneur credits the success of his multiple business endeavors to the constant implementation of excellent customer service. For him, the secret to success is to love the customer. The customer is the coffee, the lunch, the dinner and the gas.