Zalaris extends with Nordea for another 5 years

Zalaris has signed a 5-year extension with Nordea, the largest financial services group in the Nordic region and one of the biggest banks in Europe, to support their strong global workforce of approximately 30.000 employees.

The new agreement includes transactional HR services such as payroll, time, and travel – but also a wide range of strategic HR services and cloud technology to support Nordea`s innovation agenda powered by SAP HCM and SAP SuccessFactors.

A key objective for the parties in the new agreement is to join forces to continue to optimize the core and to explore new business opportunities which will support the parties digital HR agenda. To achieve this, the parties have established a program which is expected to deliver improved end-user experience in line with Nordea`s objective of user centric solutions.

“We have great solutions supporting the financial services industry with focus on efficiency, strategic work force planning and regulatory compliance. We are very satisfied that Nordea, our largest customer – and a customer we have served since 2006, renews its trust in our capabilities and expands the cooperation which gives us the possibility to work together for another 5 years with a people focused and forward thinking customer,” says Hans-Petter Mellerud, Zalaris’ founder and CEO.

“Zalaris have been an important strategic partner to Nordea in regards to how we support our thirty thousand colleagues. This is an important recommitment from both parties and has given us the opportunity to re-set the relationship to ensure we continue to provide great services to support our people, and also to develop our digital HR capabilities.”, says Peter Davison, Deputy Chief People Officer.

The new five-year contract is a recognition of Zalaris’ ability to deliver leading digitalized HR solutions and corresponding services to large complex organizations, and the renewal further underpins our ability to serve large complex organization such as Nordea across multiple geographies.

About Zalaris Zalaris’ mission is to help our clients maximize the value of their human capital through excellence in HR processes. Our outsourced payroll, HR and consulting services are delivered out of local language service centres in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, Germany, UK, Ireland and India. Zalaris’ services utilize web and mobile based cloud solutions powered by SAP and SuccessFactors. We are a certified SAP Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Partner.

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For more information please contact:
Hans-Petter Mellerud, Zalaris CEO
Tel: +47 92 89 72 76

Zalaris is certified as a SAP Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Partner and is a leading SAP Human Capital Management (HCM) and SuccessFactors consulting partner. Founded in 2000, Zalaris today operates in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, India, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland and Sweden, including local-language service centers with extensive expertise in HR-related laws and regulations.

About Us

At Zalaris, we simplify HR and payroll administration, and empower you with useful information so that you can invest more in people. We are a leading service provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions across Europe, serving more than 1.5 million employees monthly with an annual revenue of 77 million Euros (2019). We hold #1 or #2 positions in most of our markets. Our consultants have more than 20 years of experience in transforming HR with our clients.