Hong Kong-listed WH Group is the world’s biggest pork producer and also owns US-based Smithfield Foods. Photo: Nora Tam Hong Kong-listed WH Group is the world’s biggest pork producer and also owns US-based Smithfield Foods. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong-listed WH Group is the world’s biggest pork producer and also owns US-based Smithfield Foods. Photo: Nora Tam

Chinese pork giant WH Group fires chairman’s son from board over aggressive behaviour

  • Wan Hongjian, 52, son of chairman Wan Long, 80, was stripped of his roles as executive director, deputy chairman and vice-president
  • Removal comes less than two weeks after the company announced a HK$15 billion (US$1.93 billion) offer to buy back 13 per cent of its shares

Topic |   China food safety
Hong Kong-listed WH Group is the world’s biggest pork producer and also owns US-based Smithfield Foods. Photo: Nora Tam Hong Kong-listed WH Group is the world’s biggest pork producer and also owns US-based Smithfield Foods. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong-listed WH Group is the world’s biggest pork producer and also owns US-based Smithfield Foods. Photo: Nora Tam
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