DKSH at a glance

DKSH office

As the No. 1 provider of Market Expansion Services with a focus on Asia, we help companies to grow their business in new and existing markets. We blend Swiss reliability, professionalism and best practice corporate governance and compliance with 150 years of uninterrupted presence in Asia. Our leadership team has extensive experience in Asia. Coupled with our strong financial background, this makes us a reliable and trustworthy partner.

Our Business Units focus on the fields of consumer goods, healthcare, performance materials and technology, and offer a comprehensive range of Market Expansion Services to business partners in their respective areas.

Consumer Goods
Focusing on fast moving consumer goods, food services, luxury goods, as well as fashion and lifestyle products, and hair and skin cosmetics, our services range from product feasibility studies and sales and marketing to physical distribution.

With a product range covering pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter (OTC), consumer health and medical devices, we offer services including product registration, marketing and sales, and physical distribution.

Performance Materials
We source, develop, market and distribute a wide range of specialty chemicals and food ingredients for the specialty chemicals, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and personal care industries.

We provide marketing and sales as well as application engineering and after-sales services for capital investment goods and analytical instruments in areas including infrastructure, industrial materials and supplies, agriculture and hospitality.

Key dates
• In the 1860s, three Swiss entrepreneurs sailed east to Asia. Over the years, they established flourishing companies which evolved into major players in the region
• Formed in 2002 through the merger of long-established Swiss trading houses Diethelm Keller Services Asia and SiberHegner, DKSH has transitioned from a trading company into the leader in the recently defined Market Expansion Services industry
• In 2012, DKSH became a publicly listed company on the SIX Swiss Exchange, and as such, frequently and openly reports about business and performance

About DKSH

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