According to multiple sources, Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared at the Apple Store in Beijing’s Sanlitun retail store this evening, prompting a crowd of customers to pose for a photo.
Cook also posted a message on his official Weibo account, saying, “It was great to meet our awesome customers and team at the Apple Sanlitun store. Thanks to Huang Ling for a great performance. All the best for the rest of your tour.”
Of course, Cook’s visit to China isn’t just about checking out the stores, The China Development Forum 2023 annual meeting will be held from March 25 to 27, with the theme “Economic Recovery: Opportunities and Cooperation”, and Cook is expected to attend the annual meeting.
In addition, according to Yonhap News Agency, Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Jae-yong, as well as the heads of Siemens, Qualcomm, Corning, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Aramco and other giants will also be present.
Qualcomm President and CEO Ammon also posted a new Weibo post this evening confirming his presence in Beijing. He said, “Excited to be in China again after a few years. It’s even more fun to meet up with the warm and lovely Snapdragon friends in Beijing today to celebrate the second birthday of Snapdragon Friends. Everyone’s love for Snapdragon and pursuit of leading-edge technology is a great motivation for us to keep making great inventions and products.”