Guilherme Paulus had completed an internship at IBM he on his way to becoming one of the most respected and successful businessmen in Brazil. Paulus and his partner Carlos Vicente Cerchiari had founded CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. in 1972. Eventually benefiting from organic growth and aggressive business strategy CVC would eventually grow to become the largest tourism company in Brazil, in the top ten in the world.
Guilherme Paulus studied business in college has been able to grow this company to have offices in 23 different states in Brazil, and several offices in countries within South America. CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. currently, has 209 points of sales throughout the world, including Argentina Uruguay, Chile, and France.
Guilherme Paulus is loved and respected by so many Brazilians throughout his business career, which is over 40 years now he has created thousands of jobs in donated millions of dollars to charities. CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. currently employs over 3200 citizens in 1000 suppliers. With both domestic and international operations CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. currently serves 8.5 million passengers. Constantly scanning the horizons for other business opportunities in 2005 he began making large investments in the hotel industry and founded his hotel chains GJP Hotels and Resorts. When Brazil hosted the World Cup in 2014 and The Summer Olympics 2016 GJP Hotels and Resorts benefited greatly. Currently, with a network of over $1.1 billion, Paulus was featured in Forbes magazine in 2013. Today GJP Hotels and Resorts controls over 15 hotels throughout Brazil. Guilherme Paulus since October 2013 is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at CVC. In 20098 the private equity firm, The Carlyle Group announced a deal to purchase 63.6% of CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. with plans to take the company public in 2018
Life has a way of rewarding their loyal, hard workers, and Tony Petrello has received his share of trumping life. He has a unique story that is fascinating, encouraging and uplifting having started from a simple environment in Newark in New Jersey and crowning his life by owning the largest global land-based oil and gas drilling company. Additionally, he is the greatest philanthropists who have helped millions of children suffering from neurological diseases giving hundreds of dollars.
Tony Petrello has attended the most prestigious university in the country that includes Yale and Harvard earning marketable degrees. He is an academic mathematician and a lawyer who holds both bachelors and also masters degree. After graduating with his law degree, he joined Baker and McKenzie specializing in business law niche and offering taxation and even arbitration services, and it’s in this company where he discovered his love for business. Tony was fascinated by the exciting ways of finance and law, and he became the managing partner in 1986 heading the New York division.
Anthony Petrello life fate turned for a better when he worked with Nabors industries, a company that started in 1968 and now holds a big space in S& P 500. It works on land contracts on natural gas, geothermal, and oil offering drilling projects and equipment and has a vast of five decades of success and growth. Nabors operates in 25 countries and has thousands of rigs in various parts of the world. Tony Petrello became the chief operating officer of Nabors in 1991 offering multiple daily operations moving the company to enjoy great global success. He boasts of being the director of the company board of executive committee cementing his commitment to the company. Petrello naturally approaches his life and implements his moves to lucrative deals that build the company. He embraces technology and has an open attitude towards collaborative partnership and expansions making Petrello a savvy businessman.
Tony Petrello leadership and achievement at Nabors Industries has been tremendous, and he has allowed thriving opportunities to be the core strength of the company. He believes that intense competition has lead Nabors to being the leading edge in the market. Tony and Cynthia daughter Carena was born with a rare neurological problem. The dream of getting a cure for their beloved has seen the couple working closely with Texas Children’s Hospital providing 7 million dollars towards the neurological conditions research. Tony Petrello also seats at the hospital board of trustees.