Omar Yunes is now known as the Best Franchisee of the World. This is a highly distinguished title. He received this award in 2015. Omar Yunes was awarded the number one slot in a competition that was held in Florence, Italy. The participants came from countries such as Spain, Portugal, as well as France, and Hungary. In fact, there were several other entries from the home country of Omar Yunes, Mexico, too. This is why before competing in the world final; he had to compete against others from his own country. This was done through a regional version that was organized for this event. In this two franchisees were selected and sent to represent Mexico and compete in Florence.
This is a world competition that awards and recognizes leaders whose talents are able to stand out amongst all. The panel of judges looks at several aspects here. These include aspects like the improvements that the leaders have made to the network, besides the saving programs that are being implemented by them. They also looked at the creative style which they could add to this brand. Next is the knowledge they could add to their company. This way any successful franchise exhibits all these characteristics. In fact, there can be much more which even the judges may not expect. This is where Omar Yunes was able to score high among these leaders.
He is a franchisee of Sushi Itto. The kind of success he has been able to display within his network is much more than what many businesses are able to see through their lifetime. In fact, Omar Yunes had purchased the franchise when he was just 21. He has managed to expand it to 13 units today. He employs 400 workers. All of them are committed to keeping the customers satisfied.
Omar Yunes won the first prize as he has been able to add his uniqueness to this relationship between the franchise and franchisee. It is not typical anymore. He maintains a professional outlook while personally interacting also with the people at Sushi Itto. Besides, he has a unique leadership style too.