Omar Yunes is a Mexican business executive and owner of Sushi Itto, a food chain franchise. In December 2015, Mr. Yunes was announced the winner of BFW award in Florence, Italy. The Sushi Itto franchises are located in Mexico City, Veracruz and Puebla. Omar Yunes opened his first franchise at age 21, and since then his business has expanded to 13 units. Sushi Itto has employed close to 400 workers to advance the interest of the franchise. During the global edition of BFW in Florence, there were 34 franchisees from countries like Italy, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Portugal, Hungary, France and others.
After receiving the award, Omar Yunes thanked his entire team of employees for playing vital role of ensuring his franchise is recognized globally. He said that he was only representing them in the event to collect the award on their behalf. The best franchisee was selected based on the impact they bring to the network, and not their brands. Some of the areas considered when choosing the winner include employee motivation, new ideas proposed by the franchisee to the model, and others.
The national events of BFW are first held before worldwide edition is held. In Mexico, Omar Yunes was also announced the winner, getting the ticket to represent Mexico in Florence, Italy. The organizers of the Mexican national event said Yunes was able to beat other franchisees because of his exceptional leadership skills that have led to the success of Sushi Itto Franchise. Benjamin Cancemelo, the CEO of Sushi Itto, thanked his team of employees for their effort of helping the franchise to be recognized as one of the best in the world.
About Omar Yunes
Mr. Omar Yunes is a businessman who has invested in the food industry. He owns a chain of units, the Sushi Itto, one of best franchise in the Mexican food industry. He has played important role of marketing his franchise across Mexico, and putting effective measures to motivate his employees. Under his leadership, Sushi Itto has created a solid business structure and developed a successful performance plan. Through excellent management skills, Yunes was able to outperform other franchisees from other countries.
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