Net sales grow by 4.8% in 2017 to CHF 11.0 billion Operating profit (EBIT) increases to CHF 297.0 million Profit after tax of CHF 213.3 million slightly above last year’s level Successful market entry in Indonesia and expansion of digital business Proposal to increase ordinary dividend by 10.0% to CHF 1.65 per share Increased net sales and profit growth rate expected Two new members of the Board of Directors proposed for election
Michael Hutab, Chief Information Officer at DKSH, will join the Group Management team. With this move, DKSH underlines the importance of digitization and the significance of an integrated and centralized IT platform within the Group.
Exactly 60 years ago, two traditional Swiss companies decided to work together: DKSH’s predecessor company Ed. A. Keller & Co. and Lindt & Sprüngli started their partnership in Hong Kong. Six decades later, this successful cooperation spans throughout several countries in Asia Pacific.