Omar Yunes became a franchisee of Japanese Food at an early age of 21 and owns up to 12 and more franchised units spread in Veracruz, Puebla and Mexico City. The units represent more than 10% of the brands sold by the company. Omar Yunes won the Best Franchisee of the World in December 2015 in Italy, for his awesome contributions to the brand.
What the BFW Meant for Omar Yunes
Yunes credits the prize to his dedicated staff of 400 employees across the 13 units. The contest was represented by participants from Brazil, Italy, Portugal, Mexico and even Argentina. The evaluations were made based on the influence it had on the network, knowledge contribution, employee motivation and even savings made.
Other National Awards
Omar was also feted with the National Chapter Prize for acting as the major player for the change in the Franchisee. He is also credited for helping achieve good management and implementing clearer control and measurements units in all the 13 branches.
The awards, according to Benjamin Cancelmo who heads the Sushi Itto as the CEO, said it goes to crown their unique hospitality, great flavor and excellent service delivery for their people. The franchisee has placed Mexican franchises in the international arena, a distant from being a regional issue.
Recognition of Other Players
Ivan Tamer of the Prendamex franchisee came second in the regional chapter affecting Mexico. He took the position for his lead role in providing implementation tools and great marketing strategies. Patricia Campos recognized that Ivan established the parameters that stood out in the entire network of the franchises and their units.
Yunes is the Franchisee of Sushi Itto. He has been more successful in running his network than any other entrepreneur in his lifetime. At age 21, he had over 10 units in his pocket, which he expanded to 13, with over 400 employees working in the 13 units. In 2015, he was crowned with the first place award due to his exceptional and unique management of the franchise and the franchise networks. He has altogether maintained a professional attitude and remained cordial to the residents of Sushi Itto.