Guilherme Paulus is one of the greatest investors in the tourism world. He is also a role model to millions of young Brazilian youths and a philanthropist. His life shows what vision, determination, and strong character can be of help to a visionary person. Paulus name is synonymous with success. Paulus transition from just being an employee of IBM to a recipient of many awards and recognition has been an inspiration to many young people in growing Latin America and specifically Brazil.
His introduction to the world of investment was in the competitive tourism industry. Although nine years ago he sold a portion of ownership of CVC ownership, the company’s consistency for the many decades is solely his contribution. Guilherme Paulus approach to business and diversification has been a result of his futuristic approach to business. Currently, he has interests in the vast growing tourism industry and hospitality. GJP Hotels (& Resorts) has revolutionized the hotel industry by being the trendsetter regarding quality and efficiency. The group of hotels has more than 14 resorts.
As an investor in Brazilian tourist economy, Guilherme Paulus has been featured in many magazine covers in and out of Brazil. Apart from magazines recognition, governments in Latin America, Europe and in the USA appreciate Paulus’s efforts. In France for example, the French government recognized his efforts in influencing French tourism positively. In his home country, the government acknowledges his efforts in making Brazil an ideal tourism destination through infrastructure.
The business administration graduate has heavily invested in young people. As one of the people who value his country, his contribution in the last four decades in empowering young people is exceptionally significant. Apart from heavily contributing in many medical camps and improvement of education, his gesture of opening doors of the hospitality industry to interested people is generous. Guilherme Paulus is currently the highest contributor to the organization that helps the young people have a soft landing in the tourism industry. This opportunity is open to the willing people, especially from the disadvantage Brazilian homes. Besides, Dr. Klaide Care (Foundation) has been dear to him, and the relationship with the foundation is more than a decade old.
Alexandre Gama is a Brazilian Businessman born in Rio de Janeiro on June 1, 1958. The 59-year-old Gama is the first Brazilian to lead the Global advertising agency BBH (a British-based agency network) as Global Chief Creative Officer (WCCO).
His career in advertising began at Ogilvy & Mather in 1982, with his degree in Advertising and Communications. In 1990 Gama had more awards among copywriters of his generation in Brazil. He started his own agency in 1999 called Neogama, which was the fastest growing in its first three years. He presented a Master Class in 2008, at the Cannes Festival and became the first Latin American to do so.
In 2004 he became the first Latin American to be leading the global award judging for advertising professionals. He was Foreman for the International Film Jury of the British Foundation D&AD. He is also involved in a business venture in the music industry. He founded VIOLAB, a project that would promote the best players and musicians among Brazilians. In 2006 he was awarded one of the top seven important professionals in Brazil. In 2007, he was voted one of the top 3 advertising men in Brazil.