Tim cook will receive an honorary degree at the University of Glasgow
05.02.2017 Erika J. Wells 0 Comments
Apple CEO Tim cook will receive an honorary degree at the University of Glasgow for his contribution to the development of society. After the ceremony there will be a session of questions and answers where students can ask questions of senior Manager.
The press center of the University of Glasgow has officially announced that in February in the walls of the ceremonial hall Bute Hall held honoring the head of Apple on the occasion of awarding him an honorary doctorate.
“Tim cook – Apple CEO. Under his leadership, the company has released innovative new products and services, including the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, iPad Pro and Apple Watch. It seeks to reduce the impact on the climate by using renewable sources, encourages its employees to participate in charity events and has launched a generous program in the Apple, doubling the contributions of our employees.
In 2015, he was in first place in the list of the greatest leaders according to Fortune magazine, was awarded the “Ripple of Hope” Robert Kennedy in the fight for human rights, justice and other social changes in the society, received the award of the society for the protection of human rights National Visibility Award for the fight against inequality and discrimination.
Apple’s Fortune is in first place in the list of companies is admirable for nine consecutive years, including the years that Tim cook is CEO. Before to CEO, Mr. cook was chief operating officer of Apple and was responsible for international sales and daily operations.”
The award ceremony will take place on 8 February, the event will be able to visit the students and University staff. The rector explained that the decision to award the award, cook is the continuation of a long tradition to note the honorary titles of public and political figures that played a special role in people’s lives.
On Friday it was reported that Apple CEO received the “Prize of freedom of expression” (Free Expression Award 2017) for “an uncompromising struggle for the protection of human rights”, in particular people based on sexual orientation. The award ceremony will be held in April of this year.