Omar Yunes is a franchise owner of the popular restaurant chain Sushi Itto. In 2015, he was the recipient of the Best Franchisee of the World competition, which took place in Florence Italy for the incredible contribution that he has had to the company and the brand. He ventured into the world of franchising when he was just twenty-one and today owns over ten different franchising units across Mexico. He had extremely humbled to be the recipient of this award and went on to state that the real deserving people of this award are the people that work tirelessly to make his franchisees what they are today. Omar Yunes handles over four hundred employees across all his units.
The year that Omar Yunes won the award, the program saw representatives from over thirty different countries and dozens of sectors. People from all over the world came to take part and support the franchisees. When it came to matters of scoring all the contestants, the awards program makes sure that people are marked based on their skill, and not the company as a whole. This is done so that the program can stay true to the people that it wishes to honor, and not get overpowered by large companies. Omar Yunes was the only representative that year from the country of Mexico. He was seen as the perfect recipient of this award owing to the fact that he has contributed immensely to Sushi Itto, and is seen to be a major part of the success of the brand as a whole. The people judging the competition come from different parts of the world and are familiar with the world of franchising and business.
By being the brilliant entrepreneur that he is, Omar Yunes has helped the company to adopt numerous strategies that contribute to improving their overall efficiency. He has brought on numerous changes to the company and helped them grow and expand in a way that is good for them. Having so many employees under him, he knows how to handle the workforce efficiently, which is why his contribution to the company has been so significant.