Tim Cook achieve a new level. Apple CEO, at the helm of a company record during the past 2014, has in fact been named “World’s Greatest Leader” by the US magazine Fortune. Cook won the coveted title, one of the greatest leaders of the planet, beating competition really fiercer than the governor of the ECB, Mario Draghi, firm in second place, but also people like Francis Pope and Chinese President Xi Jinping…

In addition to the top 50 list Fortune has also published a detailed report on Tim Cook. Why Apple’s CEO was declared elected Fortunes Adam Lashinski in a video:

In an interview with Fortune Cook explains, among other things, that challenge has brought as CEO after the death of Steve Jobs with the job. “I had a thick skin, but it has become even fatter,” says Cook.

Cook not only had good times, but had to fight over the years as CEO with problems and face the criticism. One example was Apple Maps. Overall, however, he was able to keep Apple’s management team, which he had inherited from his predecessor and extended by other important members – even if he had to admit missteps here.

Tim Cook’s colleagues are in the profile of Fortune word. Eddy Cue, senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, as saying: “He has never tried to be Steve. He tries to be always himself. He lets us make our work. ”

Cook was praised by Fortune further for his public confession of his homosexuality. “To be honest, I would not have done if I had not been sure that it would help other people,” says Cook.


On Fortune’s Top 50 list are next to Tim Cook and Bill and Melinda Gates (18th), Tesla CEO Elon Musk (No. 23) and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (No. 25) to find.[via FORTUNE]

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