DKSH Holding AG operates as a holding company, which engages in the consumer goods, healthcare, performance materials and technology services. The company operates its business through four segments: Consumer Goods, Healthcare, Performance Materials and Technology. The Consumer Goods segment focuses on fast moving consumer goods, food services, hotel supplies, and luxury and lifestyle products. The Healthcare segment offers ethical pharmaceuticals, consumer health and over-the-counter health products, as well as medical devices, offer services including product registration, marketing and sales, and physical distribution. The Performance Materials segment develops, market and distribution of specialty chemicals and ingredients for the specialty chemicals, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and personal care industries. The Technology segment provide marketing and sales as well as application engineering and after-sales services for capital investment goods and analytical instruments in the areas of industry, infrastructure, energy, research, food and beverage, as well as advanced metals. The company's origins date back to 1865 and it has been operating in some form ever since. DKSH Holding was founded on June 19, 2002 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.