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Apple CEO Tim Cook Sends Email to Employees Calling for Unity Following Presidential Election

Apple CEO Tim Cook Sends Email to Employees Calling for Unity Following Presidential Election

Posted November 10, 2016 at 1:53pm by iClarified · 13012 views
Apple CEO Tim Cook has sent an email to employees following the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States.

Cook stresses that no matter which candidate employees voted for, the company must move forward together.

Here's the email via BuzzFeed:

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Team,

I’ve heard from many of you today about the presidential election. In a political contest where the candidates were so different and each received a similar number of popular votes, it’s inevitable that the aftermath leaves many of you with strong feelings.

We have a very diverse team of employees, including supporters of each of the candidates. Regardless of which candidate each of us supported as individuals, the only way to move forward is to move forward together. I recall something Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said 50 years ago: “If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” This advice is timeless, and a reminder that we only do great work and improve the world by moving forward.

While there is discussion today about uncertainties ahead, you can be confident that Apple’s North Star hasn’t changed. Our products connect people everywhere, and they provide the tools for our customers to do great things to improve their lives and the world at large. Our company is open to all, and we celebrate the diversity of our team here in the United States and around the world — regardless of what they look like, where they come from, how they worship or who they love.

I’ve always looked at Apple as one big family and I encourage you to reach out to your co-workers if they are feeling anxious.

Let’s move forward — together!

Best,

Tim
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Sends Email to Employees Calling for Unity Following Presidential Election
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Dan
Dan - November 13, 2016 at 12:19pm
How can you guys build iPhones In America when you can't even put out any great cars that are built in America , fords shit , ram shit ? Dodge shit , gmc shit come on get real
AntiNeo
AntiNeo - November 13, 2016 at 2:26am
Yeah!!! Bring that production to USA !!! Let's pay ~3000$ for an iPhone XDDD
Paklan
Paklan - November 12, 2016 at 5:11pm
Be ready to move iPhone factories from China back to USA.
JB
JB - November 11, 2016 at 6:12pm
Their is difference between manufacturing clothing for several millions. vs a giant corps who ships jobs overseas to make them rich.
MitchelM
MitchelM - November 11, 2016 at 5:51am
He should practice what he preaches and manufacture his stuff here. Hypocrite.
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