The franchisee of Sushi Itto, Mr. Omar Yunes won big at the Best Franchisee of World contest. The contest took place in Florence on 5th December 2015. He became the franchisee of the food chain while he was just 21. Today, he owns 13 franchised units in Veracruz, Puebla, and Mexico City. This is about 10% of all the units under this brand.
What He Had to Say About It
Omar said that he felt very proud to receive the award. However, he also took the opportunity to note that the prize belonged to all 400 employees of the 13 units he manages.
About this Award Ceremony
Omar won the award at the 2015 edition of this awards ceremony. At the event, there were representatives from 34 countries. He received the award after an evaluation of his effect on the network rather than the brand.
According to the organizer of BFW Mexico, the award speaks of the growing strength of the Mexican franchises internationally. He said that it represented the departure of Mexican franchises from being just regionally competitive.
The second place went to Mr. Tamer. He received the award thanks to his efforts to implement and provide tools to achieve a marketing system that is responsible for the management of a pawnshop network. The jury that gave the final verdict was composed of professionals from the Mexican Association of Franchises, entrepreneurs in the sector, and the Universidad Anáhuac.
About Omar Yunes
Omar Yunes is the famous franchisee of Sushi Itto. He recently won the Best Franchisee of the World (BFW) award that was held on December 5, 2015. The ceremony was held in Florence, Italy. It was recognition of his contribution to the brand he represents. Omar became a franchisee of Sushi Itto while he was still 21. Today, his empire has grown to 13 units.
Omar has enjoyed major success in the food industry of Mexico. Today, he has been able to create 400 jobs for workers in all the 13 units that he runs. To be successful, he knows that he needs the contributions of his employees. Thus, he always ensures they are motivated.