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The municipality Bø in Vesterålen (Norway) has signed a Letter of Intent with Zalaris

Press Release   •   Jan 24, 2019 17:27 GMT

OSLO, NORWAY - During the last months, Bø and Zalaris has discussed a potential strategic partnership with the goal of establishing new jobs in the private sector in Bø. Formalized in a letter of intent (Lol) the goal is also to prepare and implement a municipal solution covering the same scope of services as Zalaris offers other customers in the private sector.

“We are both proud and happy to enter into this LoI with Bø. Zalaris has during the last 15+ years been a driving force to establish jobs in this region. Now it is time to increase our presence in a region with potential for even greater growth,” says Hans-Petter Mellerud, Zalaris’ founder and CEO.

In addtion, the parties intend to join forces to attract potential new customers, including other municipalities in the region, municipal business units, and other private companies who, together with Bø and Zalaris, want to contribute to growth in the private sector in Bø and surrounding areas. The Norwegian municipalities represent an exciting market for Zalaris’ attractiv model and services.

“We see significant potential to support Bø and other municipalities in the region with technology and services which will enable them to improve digitalization, reduce costs, and free-up time and resources to deliver core services to its citizens,” says Mellerud.

The parties intend to finalize an agreement for the pilot by end of Q1 2019, and to join forces to meet the agreed objectives during the coming months.

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

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 from local language service centers. Our geographic coverage currently includes Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, UK, Ireland, Thailand 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. Zalaris is listed on the Oslo Stock exchange as ZAL. For more information visit our website at

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.

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