Omar Yunes As A Franchisee
Special contender from Mexico, Omar Yunes won a prestigious award in 2015 for his country. He was awarded the title Best Franchisee of The World in the international competition. This competition is an annual event that features the best and brightest franchisees from across the world. People attended the event from countries near and far in order to recognize and honor the efforts leaders make in order to improve their different franchises. Judges are looking to reward a number of different things like teammwork, savings programs, and uniqe but quality innovations propose by each Franchisee. Before any of the competitors can make it to the final event, each country has to have their own regional version of the Best Franchisee of The World competition. For Mexico, both Omar Yunes and Ivan Tamer were sent to compete.
The first place winner, Omar Yunes, is currently Franchisee of Sushi Itto. Omar Yunes first bought the Japanese style restaurant at the ripe age of 21. He has enlarged the company by adding an additional 13 units under his leadership and manages just over 400 employees within the network. Because he has worked with Sushi Itto for so long, he managed to create a unique relationship with the company. Omar Yunes added a uniqe flare which ended up helping improve customer service relationships, while also positively impacting the way in which he was able to manage the business. CEO of Sushi Itto, Benjamin Cancelo agreed that Yunes’ personal leadership style was an important change factor in the franchise and Franchisee relationship.
The other representative sent by Mexico to compete at the Best Franchisee of The World Competition was Iván Tamer. This man is responsible for the new marketing system implemented at Prendamex. The system was put in place in order to increase revenue and expose the brand to completely new customers. Ivan Tamers system has already seen much success and other leaders as well as businessmen are interested in copying the model. Ivan Tamer and Omar Yunes both did an amazing job representing their country for the first time in an international competition.