Omar Yunes, franchisee of Sushi Itto, won the Best Franchisee of the World last December in Florence because of the contributions he has made to his brand. He became the representative of the food chain back when he was 21 and currently owns and operates 13 units within Mexico City, Puebla and Veracruz, representing nearly 10% of the total brands that he owns.
The 2015 edition of Best Franchisee of the World was attended by representatives from 34 different countries including Italy, France, Portugal and Mexico. Each franchisee was evaluated based on their effect on the network such as motivation of employees and improvements that they’ve mad to their brands.
Omar won first place due to him acting as an important factor in the relationship between franchises and franchisees. Benjamin Cancelmo, the CEO of Sushi Itto, has stated that he considers the award as a manifestation of the joint effort to provide customers the best service along with a wonderful flavor and amazing hospitality. Omar has said that he is very proud of the award and that the prize is really for all the employees and units that the band has allowed him to innovate.
Omar was nominated for professionalizing the role of franchisee for the Sushi Itto band and franchise in the country of Mexico. He’s a self-made entrepreneur who has been involved in business ever since he was young and is currently one of the youngest millionaires in the country of Mexico. Omar has made a name for himself as a well-known businessman and deal-maker and is recognized for his multi-million dollars in such a short period of time. He’s also a professional real estate developer who owns various condos in the state of New York as well as a complex within Polanco, Mexico. All of the condos cost about five million dollars.