Omar Yunes was recognized as the Best Franchisee in the World in December 2015. The entrepreneur is a franchisee of Sushi Itto. This is a Japanese food chain. Yunes bought his franchise when he was 21. He currently owns 13 franchise units. Some of the units are located in various cities including Puebla, Veracruz, and Mexico City. The franchises that he owns make up 10% of all the units that Sushi Itto has. The award ceremony was held in Florence, Italy. It featured representatives from more than thirty countries. Each franchise was reviewed and rated on criteria such as the employee motivation, its influence on the network, and the improvements that it had made.
Yunes said that he was very pleased with the recognition. He appreciated the fact that he was the one who was chosen. He dedicated the prize to his employees and Sushi Itto for allowing them to pursue new strategies. Omar Yunes has won first place at the national qualifying stage. He was one of the top contenders for the award. Diego Elizarrarras is one of the organizers of BFW Mexico. Diego said that Yunes won because he had transformed the franchising landscape. He stated that the award was a sign that Mexico was growing and that the franchises in the country were performing well. Benjamin Cancelmo is the CEO of Sushi Itto. He explained that the company considered the awards a testament to the excellent service and hospitality that the firm offered to customers.
Omar Yunes is a self-made entrepreneur who was involved in business when he was still young. Yunes is one of the youngest millionaires in Mexico. He has made a name for himself as a deal-maker and a reputable businessman. Yunes is known for his ability to make multi-million dollar deals in a short period. He acquired five companies that were based in Oviedo in 2010 alone. He is also a real estate developer and owns various condos in New York. The condominiums are worth five million dollars. Yunes also owns a condominium complex in Polanco, Mexico.