Best Franchisee of the World competitions is held annually to honor the people who have made a significant contribution to the franchising industry. On December 5th, 2016, it was Omar Yunes turn. He was honored for his contribution to the Sushi Itto brand. The competitions were held in Florence, Italy and 34 countries were participating in the competitions.
According to Benjamin Cancelmo, the Chief Executive Officer, of Sushi Itto, the awards are a manifestation of the collective efforts by all the franchisees to create an excellent customer service and quality products. The BFW awards have promoted the Mexican Franchises to an international level.
Omar Yunes became the Franchisee of Sushi Itto, a Japanese Food chain when he was 21 years. Over the years, Omar has opened 13 units in Veracruz, Mexico, and Puebla. The 13 brands represent at least 10% of the Sushi Itto franchise.
Omar has managed to create employment to over 400 employees. According to Yunes, his win of the BFW awards have been made possible by his employees.
34 representatives from different countries include Argentina, Portugal, France, Italy, and Brazil graced the awards.
The winner of awards is chosen after a careful examination of their influence on the network, their motivation, and knowledge of the business. Omar was awarded due to his management skills and implementation of the business strategies.
Other brands were recognized in the awards including the Prendamex that scooped the second position.
About Omar Yunes
Omar is a Mexican entrepreneur and investor. He is an investor for the Sushi Itto food chain. Under his management, he has increased the popularity of the brand and created employment for numerous people.
He has been able to market the food products across the different countries. Omar has great leadership skills that have enabled him to create a reputable business. It is his ability to create business plans and executes them that has enabled him wins the BFW awards.
Omar has also ventured into the real estate market. With the new ventures, Omar seeks to create a robust investment portfolio.