C. Kersten en Co. N.V. was founded in 1768 and is one of the most diversified companies in Suriname with 20 operating companies divided over 5 Divisions of which 4 operational divisions.
As one of the oldest trade companies in the Western Hemisphere, Kersten has always been able to pride itself upon the trust of the community.
With the highest moral and social standards as it’s foundation, Kersten has developed into a solution driven group of companies with a clear vision for the future. The Kersten Group consists of operating companies, which are limited liability enterprises with over 750 employees and experience in trade, industry and prime real estate.
The single shareholder of Kersten is the Moravian Church Foundation (MCF) Business Enterprises B.V..
Kersten has developed strong ties with the community of Suriname throughout their long history and is committed to create sustainable long term value for their customers, employees and shareholders.