In 2015 5th December, Omar Yunes was the proud winner of the Best Franchisee of the world competition which took place in Italy, Florence to be precise. He won the title thanks to his contributions to the Japanese food chain which he represents. Commenting on the matter, Omar said that he was proud and happy about it but also gave credit to the 400 employees who work in the 13 units which he manages and even the brand itself. Omar has been working on a franchise for the network while he was only 21 and today owns 13 units which are approximately 10% of the entire brand.
The competition saw the attendance of representatives from about 34 countries which include Brazil, Italy, Mexico Argentina and many others. To determine the winners, the brands were no evaluated instead it was the individual franchisee and the effect that it had on the entire network regarding contributions, motivation to the employees, savings and profits created and even proposed improvements to the brand. In respect to that, the CEO of Sushi Itto said that he considers the awards as a demonstration of collective efforts to provide excellent services, hospitality, and a unique flavor to its clients. Ivan Tamer, a Mexican owner for the franchise known as Prendamex, took the second position due to implementing and providing the necessary tools for the new marketing system which manages the entire brand.
According to the manager, Patricia Campos, Ivan has contributed a lot to the growth of the franchise and has helped establish boundaries which stand out. The Mexican Jury chapter was made up of entrepreneurs of the sector and also representatives of the Universidad Anahuac. For Elizarraras, the awards represent a segment of the economy which has won not only a better place in international levels but also one which shows a lot of growth from the days when Mexican franchises were a local matter.
Who is Omar Yunes?
Omar Yunes is a Mexican entrepreneur who has his name on the global map thanks to his numerous achievements in the business sector. Omar also gains publicity due to his family’s substantial involvement in politics but it’s his success which makes him stand out the most. For instance, at the age of 21, he signed up with the famous brand Sushi Itto as a franchise, and since then, he has made significant contributions which saw him win the best franchisee. In addition to that, his 13 units have risen to become the leading chains in Mexico and are located in different parts such as Puebla and Veracruz. Yunes has bagged numerous awards due to his contributions as an investor. When he is not running his business, Yunes spends most of his time supporting his football clubs namely, Barcelona and Pumas De La UNAM.