DKSH Holding AG is a holding company, which engages in the consumer goods, healthcare, performance materials, and technology services. The firm operates through the following business segments: Consumer Goods, Healthcare, Performance Materials, Technology, and Other. 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, which offer services including product registration, marketing and sales, and physical distribution. The Performance Materials segment develops, markets, and distributes specialty chemicals and ingredients for the specialty chemicals, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and personal care industries. The Technology segment provides 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 Other segment includes corporate center functions, including management, finance, administration, and information technology. The company was founded in1865 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.