The tech giant, Tim Cook after receiving an honorary degree from the University of Glasgow met the Prime Minister Theresa May and told her that he is “very optimistic” about the UK’s future after Brexit.

Mr. Cook met the Prime Minister at Downing Street on February 10, 2017 and shared the company’s i.e. Apple’s plans to build a new UK headquarters at the Battersea Power Station as a symbol of company’s support to the UK. Mr. Cook’s exact words were, “We’re doubling down on a huge headquarters in the Battersea area and we’re leaving significant space there to expand”.

Tim Cook also told Theresa May that he is a big believer in the UK and he thinks the UK will be just fine post-Brexit. “There will be bumps in the road along the way but the UK’s going to be fine”, Tim Cook said.

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Last year the iPhone maker revealed that they would move 1600 employees to the new campus in the south London in 2021. Apple further said, “Tim had a positive meeting with the Prime Minister today, discussing Apple’s continued investment in the United Kingdom”.

Tim Cook also met the new Mayor of London Mr. Sadiq Khan during his time in the city. In response, the Mayor tweeted he was “delighted” to welcome the Apple boss to discuss talent, digital skills and most importantly, Apple’s investment in London.

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Tim Cook also didn’t shy from raising his voice in opposition to the President Donald Trump’s immigration ban. He said, “If we stand and say nothing it’s as if we’re agreeing”. Apple is the only tech giant who has raised their concerns over the travel ban. Apple focuses on with links to seven Muslim countries. After Apple, it is anticipated that more corporate giants will also raise their concerns over this issue.

The positive meeting between the Prime Minister and Tim Cook is being termed as the dawn of new opportunities of growth for the UK. There will be more employment opportunities and as a result, unemployment rate will further reduce in the UK. After the meeting, Tim Cook took to twitter to thank the faculty and the students of the University of Glasgow and said he was “humbled and honored” to become a part of the University of Glasgow’s community.

Tim Cook has been the chief executive of Apple since 2011, succeeding the company’s late great founder Steve Jobs. Since then he has took the company to new levels of success. During his tenure, the company has gone on to make record breaking profit and the company’s sales records have touched a high. He also has the credit to his name of introducing the Apple Watch, iPad Pro and several generations of the iPhone.