The 2015 recipient of the Best Franchisee of the World award was none other than Sushi Itto’s Franchisee, Omar Yunes. This is an international event that takes place on a yearly basis. The award goes to franchisee’s who demonstrate successful partnerships with their franchises and work consistently to achieve the businesses goals. Omar Yunes was successfully able to fit this role. Coordinator of the event, Diego Elizarrarrás, said that Yunes played an important role in helping Sushi Itto achieve a successful franchise-franchisee relationship. Sushi Itto is operating in a few different cities around the world but most prominently in Mexico. The CEO of Sushi Itto also commented at the event, stating that Omar Yunes has positively influenced customer service and hospitality since he became franchisee.
In addition to Yunes, Iván Tamer was awarded second place as Best Franchisee of the World. Similar to Omar Yunes, Tamer operates primarily in Mexico. He is the franchisee for Prendamex, one of largest and most known pawnshop franchise in Mexico. Tamer successfully employed tools for a new marketing system that now manage the entire network of pawnshops in the country. Over thirty four representatives attended the conference and only a total of Eight other franchisee’s were recognized. As with any competition, only one man was named the overall winner and of course that man was Omar Yunes.
At a very young age, Yunes made the decision to make a name for himself by working hard to become the most successful entrepreneur of Mexico. Unlike his family, who is well known for their work in politics, Omar Yunes was interested in owning brands and taking charge of companies. He first linked arms with the Sushi Itto brand when he was only twenty-one years old. Using his successful relationship with this brand, he hopes to become the most prominent businessman globally by expanding his franchises across the country.