CEO Tim Cook to open Apple Israel’s new headquarters

Marcy Oster

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Apple CEO Tim Cook will inaugurate Apple Israel’s new headquarters.

During his visit to Israel next week, Cook will meet with former President Shimon Peres and senior figures in the nation’s high-tech industry, the Israeli business daily Globes reported Thursday, citing unnamed sources.

Apple Israel headquarters in Herzliya Pituach, a wealthy beachfront district in central Israel, will house 800 employees.

Cook met last year with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Apple’s international headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.