Dyson moves HQ to Singapore: 5 things about the British home appliance giant and its billionaire founder

James Dyson, founder of the Dyson company, poses next to a model of an engine in Paris, on Oct 11, 2018.
James Dyson, founder of the Dyson company, poses next to a model of an engine in Paris, on Oct 11, 2018.PHOTO: AFP

British home appliance giant Dyson said it will be moving its head office to Singapore, a decision that comes just months after it announced that it will set up its first electric car plant here.

Dyson chief executive Jim Rowan said on Tuesday (Jan 22) the decision was not due to tax or fears of Brexit, but because of the shift in the importance of the region to the company.

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