Sushi Itto franchisee Omar Yunes became the winner of the last Best Franchisee of the World (BFW) competition last year in Florence, Italy. Yunes got hold of the Japanese food chain aged only 21, and he now has 13 franchise units under his belt in three Mexican cities namely Veracruz, Puebla and Mexico City. The 13 units boast of over 400 employees whom Yunes credits the success to, adding that he is merely their representative.
Thirty-four countries were represented at the BFW, including Mexico, Italy, Brazil, Portugal, France, Hungary, and Argentina. Yunes was vetted based on aspects such as knowledge contribution, improvements proposed to the model, employee motivation, and influence on the network. He bagged the prize having stood out in all the above aspects. Diego Elizarraras, the event organizer, stated that the award consolidated the great position that Mexican franchises are in globally. He added that it was no longer a regional affair like before and more information click here.
Pendamex franchisee Ivan Tamer came in second place, having achieved a new marketing system managing Pendamex’s pawnshops. This was upon the implementation of effective strategies and tools to improve the brand. Its manager, Patricia Campos, stated that Ivan had put in place parameters that stood out in their network. The Mexican Association of Franchises, Entrepreneur Magazine, Universidad Anahuac, and entrepreneurs of the franchise sector adjudicated the Mexican chapter of the BFW and learn more about about Omar Yunes.
About Omar Yunes
Omar Yunes is a leading Mexican investor best known to be behind Japanese food franchise Sushi Itto. He runs more than 13 franchises in Mexico, making him one of the biggest names in the food business. Yunes’s brand has also employed many Mexicans, having over 400 hundred employees across the franchises business units in Mexico. He has developed a strong business network, and this has been recognized by receiving awards such as the BFW and Omar’s lacrosse camp.