Rafiq Punjani Wins Ifa’s Franchisee Of The Year Award
International Entrepreneur And Business Advisor Wins Big In Washington
September 07, 2018 // Franchising.com // Anago Cleaning Systems (Anago), an industry-leading commercial cleaning franchise with over 40 Master Franchise locations and over 1,500 Unit Franchises throughout the U.S. and internationally, is proud to announce that Rafiq Punjani, Master Franchise Owner of Anago of Manitoba has been named Franchisee of the Year by the International Franchise Association (IFA) and Anago Cleaning Systems as part of IFA’s annual Franchise Action Network Annual Meeting in Washington D.C.
“Rafiq is truly an entrepreneur in business and life,” says Adam Povlitz, President of Anago Cleaning Systems. “We are honored to be able to nominate him for this award and have him as part of our dynamic group of Master Franchisees.”
Rafiq has been recognized for his efforts in community service, business mentorship, and franchise development as he is on the Board of Directors for the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce and is involved in Futurpreneur Canada, and the Aga Khan Foundation Canada. Rafiq became a Master Franchise Owner of Anago of Manitoba in 2016 and has helped it grow to over 24 franchises and 100 plus team members. Originally from Pakistan via Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Rafiq recently became a Canadian citizen.
“I am thankful for my family, friends, franchisees, and Anago Cleaning Systems for supporting me through this journey,” says Rafiq Punjani. “We will continue to grow and serve our community as business leaders.”
Each year, the IFA hosts a leadership meeting giving guests the opportunity to meet with representatives in Congress and discuss the impacts of the new joint employer standards for franchises across the country. Within this event, the IFA also hosts their annual, “Franchisee of the Year” awards given to franchise owners taking action and inspiring their franchise communities.
About Anago Cleaning Systems
Anago Cleaning Systems is a commercial cleaning franchise system supporting over 40 Master Franchises and over 1,500 Unit Franchisees in the U.S. and internationally. After years of refining procedures and creating duplicable systems created in his large commercial cleaning service, David Povlitz founded Anago in 1989 to help other entrepreneurs open their cleaning businesses. Today, its program sets the standard worldwide in commercial cleaning. Anago was ranked in the Top 100 and #2 best commercial cleaning franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine for their 2018 Franchise 500® ranking. Additionally, Anago was ranked the #1 Janitorial Franchise by FranchiseRankings.com in 2018 and ranked by Franchise Business Review as one of the best franchises in Franchisee satisfaction for 11 consecutive years. Inc. Magazine has also listed Anago as one of the top privately-held companies in the U.S. For further information, visit its website at www.AnagoMasters.com.
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