Chinese Billionaire Guo Guangchang To Be Feted As "Global Shark Guardian" In New York

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Billionaire Guo Guangchang, chairman of Chinese investment firm Fosun International, and three other individuals will be feted in New York this Thursday, April 17, for their efforts to stop the killing of sharks for their fins, which are a delicacy served in soup in Asia.Guo, along with Ding Liguo, the CEO of steelmaker Delong Holdings, Wan Jie, chairman of art publishing firm Artron, and Jim Zhang of the Nature Conservancy will be named “Global Shark Guardians” at an event organized by Wildaid, the Nature Conservancy and the Pew Charitable Trust, according to a Pew press release.The four have a record of working in support of a ban on the serving of shark fin at Chinese government banquets.