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Our Business Units


In Switzerland, we operate with all four DKSH Business Units

To serve the specific needs and the diversity of our business partners’ industries we are organized into four Business Units: Consumer Goods (including Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Luxury & Lifestyle), Healthcare, Performance Materials, and Technology. Each Business Unit operates worldwide as part of a comprehensive network of experts covering the entire value chain: from sourcing, marketing and sales to distribution, logistics and after-sales services.

Consumer Goods/Luxury & Lifestyle

The Business Unit Consumer Goods is Asia’s leading Market Expansion Services provider with focus on fast moving consumer goods, food services, luxury goods, as well as fashion and lifestyle products and hair and skin cosmetics. We offer comprehensive Market Expansion Services from product feasibility studies and registration to importation, customs clearance, sales, marketing and merchandising, warehousing, physical distribution, to invoicing, cash collection, and after-sales services. Our expertise and broad local knowledge, together with our infrastructure, enable us to better understand our business partners’ needs and deliver customized solutions to grow their business.

Consumer Goods in Zurich is a sourcing office for Asia for our Business Lines covering Luxury & Lifestyle Watches, Household, and Writing Instruments & Stationery. We act as a liaison partner between European suppliers and our affiliated Asian companies. Together we strive to strengthen our market position to become the world's leading provider of Market Expansion Services in consumer goods.


The Business Unit Healthcare is the leading partner for healthcare companies seeking to grow their business in Asia, offering a wide range of Market Expansion Services from product registration, marketing and sales to physical distribution. Products available through DKSH include ethical pharmaceuticals, consumer health, over-the-counter (OTC), as well as medical devices and are delivered to multiple professional healthcare outlets through hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, drugstores, dentists, optical outlets, and more.

Healthcare Medinova Ltd., the Swiss branch of DKSH Healthcare, is dedicated to the research, development, and marketing of pharmaceutical products, especially in the fields of dermatology and women's health. Medinova products are marketed in over 40 countries in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America.

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Performance Materials

DKSH is a leading global provider of Market Expansion Services for performance materials doing business in and with Asia for nearly 150 years. As an independent solution provider our Business Unit Performance Materials sources, develops, markets, and distributes a wide range of specialty chemicals and ingredients to business partners in the food and beverage, personal care and cosmetics, pharmaceutical, and specialty chemical industries. Thanks to our comprehensive networks and global relationships we provide reliable sourcing around the world with instant access to over 70 markets getting the best products at the best prices.

This Business Unit is your partner for sourcing and product development for highly specialized raw materials, ingredients, and formulations. The industries we serve include food, beverage, animal nutrition, animal health, agriculture, coatings, adhesives, polymers, pharmaceuticals, personal care, graphics, and electronics.


The Business Unit Technology is a leading provider of Market Expansion Services offering technical solutions in the areas of Industry, Infrastructure, Energy, Research, Food & Beverage, and Advanced Metals. Our full-fledged service portfolio includes market entrance consultancy, product planning, marketing, sales, application engineering, after-sales services, and on-the-spot training. Through application engineering we deliver the know-how our customers need to make optimal use of the equipment we provide.

As part of the global DKSH network, Business Unit Technology offers cutting-edge expertise and proactive partnership to create customized technology solutions for our business partners.

In addition, we operate our own test and application laboratories to supply customers with samples, feasibility and validation testing, and help them to develop new applications.