Guilherme Paulus is man that is known all throughout the country of Brazil. He is known as one of the most successful entrepreneurial businessman in the country. He has been recognized by numerous International governments for his many contributions to the tourism industry. He has also founded several lucrative businesses in the travel industry. Although he has massive success, being a businessman was not his original. Read this article by Guilherme Paulus at Forbes
Guilherme Paulus was born in Brazil, and he originally wanted to be a doctor. He was not able to fulfill this dream of his because his parents did not have the financial capacity to help him.. He still managed to earn a degree in Business Administration. Before he was 20, he began working for IBM as a trainee. He quickly realize that calculations in Computing we’re not for him. he began searching for a different career path.
Guilherme Paulus found the answer to his wishes in the form of an advertisement in the local newspaper. The ad was placed by a Travel Agency company that was looking to hire a Salesman. He quickly jumped at the opportunity and began to work for the Casa Faro travel agency. It was while he was working for this travel agency that he met his future business partner, Carlos Vicente Cerchiari. Carlos was a politician at the time and greatly admired the work of Guilherme Paulus. He offered the salesman an opportunity to form of partnership so that too could found their own travel agency.
After a brief discussion with his current employer, Guilherme Paulus decided to join forces with Carlos. The to entrepreneurs founded the CVC Travel Agency in 1972. The political business partner left the business venture only four years after its founding. It was up to Guilherme to help this company succeed.
Although he faced many challenges along the way, he managed to turn the CVC into the largest tourist operator in all of that in America. The company now has aspirations of being the largest travel operator in the whole world. Even though the travel agency had already become well known all over the world, he knew he could take it to greater heights. In 2009, she sold a large portion of the company to the global investment firm, the Carlyle Group.