The billionaire founder of house appliance manufacturing giant Midea Group, He Xiangjian, had been rescued safely after his house was broken into on Sunday. Photo: SCMP HandoutThe billionaire founder of house appliance manufacturing giant Midea Group, He Xiangjian, had been rescued safely after his house was broken into on Sunday. Photo: SCMP Handout
The billionaire founder of house appliance manufacturing giant Midea Group, He Xiangjian, had been rescued safely after his house was broken into on Sunday. Photo: SCMP Handout

Midea’s billionaire founder He Xiangjian rescued after kidnappers armed with explosives broke into his luxury villa in Foshan, China

  • The home appliance tycoon’s only son, 55-year-old He Jianfeng, was reported to have sneaked out of the villa and swum across a nearby river to call the police
  • Video circulating on China’s social media showed a dozen police officers surrounding a European-style mansion decorated with white marble Roman columns after the break-in on Sunday
Topic |   Millionaires and Billionaires
The billionaire founder of house appliance manufacturing giant Midea Group, He Xiangjian, had been rescued safely after his house was broken into on Sunday. Photo: SCMP HandoutThe billionaire founder of house appliance manufacturing giant Midea Group, He Xiangjian, had been rescued safely after his house was broken into on Sunday. Photo: SCMP Handout
The billionaire founder of house appliance manufacturing giant Midea Group, He Xiangjian, had been rescued safely after his house was broken into on Sunday. Photo: SCMP Handout
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