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CLAAS, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of agricultural engineering equipment, selects Zalaris for cloud payroll & managed payroll services

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CLAAS is a family business founded in 1913 and is one of the world's leading manufacturers of agricultural engineering equipment. The company, with corporate headquarters in Harsewinkel, Westphalia, are the European market leader in combine harvesters. CLAAS are also the world leader in the large product group, self-propelled forage harvesters, as well as a top performer in world-wide agricultural engineering with tractors, agricultural balers and green harvesting machinery. The CLAAS product portfolio also includes state-of-the-art farming information technology. CLAAS employs 11,400 workers worldwide and reported a turnover of 4.0 billion euros in the 2020 financial year.

CLAAS UK have selected Zalaris who will utilise the Zalaris UK project team to implement a harmonised cloud-based HR and payroll solution, integrated to SAP SuccessFactors for core HR. From the point of implementation go-live, the Zalaris UK managed services team will manage the UK payroll on behalf of CLAAS, and Zalaris will continue to provide application support to further enhance, futureproof and evolve payroll technology for the benefit of CLAAS.

Sarah Steggall, UK HR Manager says “The choice of Zalaris as our payroll provider was down to the commitment of the whole Zalaris team during the sales process. At all stages we felt listened to; and there was great flexibility to meet our individual needs. We feel in safe hands both system wise and with the Zalaris team. We are happy to be partnering with Zalaris and look forward to a long and productive partnership.

I am thrilled to be partnering with CLAAS to deliver our market leading cloud-based payroll solution and our exemplary managed payroll services. This partnership is yet another reflection of how Zalaris are leading the market working with great customers with the stature and reputation that CLAAS are renown for and I look forward to a long and successful partnership with CLAAS.” says Will Jackson, Managing Director and Executive Vice President, Zalaris.

We are very happy to be working with CLAAS and look forward to providing an excellent service enhanced by our state-of-the-art software solution to support CLAAS in their successful business operations” says Hans-Petter Mellerud, CEO and Founder, Zalaris.


Hans-Petter Mellerud, CEO and founder
Mobile: +47 928 97 276
E-mail: [email protected]

Will Jackson, Managing Director & EVP UK & Ireland
Mobile: +44 79 01 55 61 86
Email: [email protected]

About Zalaris

Zalaris 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 78 million Euros (2020). We hold #1 or #2 positions in most of our markets. Our consultants have more than 21 years of experience in transforming HR with our clients. Simplify work life. Achieve more. For more information about us, go to

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