Omar Yunes of Sushi Itto became a franchisee of a Japanese food chain at the age of 21, he has managed to grow it and now has 13 franchise units which are located in Mexico City, Puebla and Veracruz.
Omar Yunes was announced as one of the two winners of the 2015 best franchisee of the world award for Mexico on the 24th of November. The award is given as a recognition of trajectory and effort of a franchisee’s, the award manages to bring together a collection of different franchisees of different brands in recognition of their work, effort and contribution to the enrichment brand.
The main reason for this competition is to be able reward those franchises which excel at teamwork, leadership and implementation of continuous growth of the franchise.
Omar Yunes was then supposed to represent his country in the Best Franchisee of the world competition which was to be held on the 5th of December the same year in Florence Italy.
The 2015 edition of the BFW was attended by attendants from over 30 countries which include Portugal, Hungary, Brazil and Argentina just to name but a few. The franchisees were evaluated on different aspects of their business such how they influenced the network and the franchisee’s contributions to the improvements of the model.
Omar Yunes again managed to prove himself as he was awarded as the winner of the award for 2015. Omar was said to have won the title because he was an important change factor and was able to achieve better management of the information and implementation of the control boards.
The CEO of his franchise, Benjamin Cancelmo, said that the award was a manifestation of their efforts to offer customers with the best service possible and to provide remarkable flavor and unique hospitality.
The award was also said to be a representation of franchising in Mexico as a country moving from being a small regional affair to becoming an international matter. The second place was taken by Ivan Tamer of Prendamex.